Basic Estate Planning In Florida


By The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education

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This popular manual covers all facets of basic estate planning. Tax and accounting issues, ethical issues, and problems related to specific forms of ownership and special classes of persons are examined. Homestead considerations and handling of assets acquired in community property jurisdictions are also featured.

Highlights of the 7th Edition include:

  • Concise summaries of the estate and gift tax laws, including discussions of:
  • the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010
  • the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
  • Extensive coverage of various forms of ownership
  • Chapters devoted to wealth transfer taxes and the use of trusts
  • Expanded coverage of planning for incapacity, including the new Durable Power of Attorney law
  • Updates to case law, statutes, and rules through 2012
  • Extensive discussion of pitfalls and minefields in estate planning
  • Updated estate planning software resources
  • Updated estate planning checklists
  • Basic Estate Planning In Florida