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Daniel T. Fleischer, Attorney at Law
Florida
Probate & Estate Planning Attorney
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The cost of a trust is a lot like purchasing a custom-fit, tailor-made suit. How much it will cost depends on a lot of different elements. Without knowing some of the details, it’s hard to determine the cost. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Florida Probate & Trusts
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Here’s an example of how the best made plans can be undermined. Your 401(k), 403(b) or IRA accounts are robust and healthy, and then a tax law changes. As a result, there’s less money for your retirement. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Florida Probate & Trusts
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The different kinds of IRAs are complex but not impossible to understand. The biggest difference is all about the taxes. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Florida Probate & Trusts
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Happy Father's Day weekend everyone!! My family and I are so fortunate to have this guy in our lives. If my children look up to me like my brother and I look up to our father then I know I will have done a great job. This will not be... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Florida Probate & Trusts
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If a trust is created in one state, but the beneficiaries live in another state and the couple who originally created the trust move to a third state, is the trust still valid? Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Florida Probate & Trusts
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Your will covers the legal side of estate planning, but a Letter of Final Wishes comes from the heart. Use it as a means of telling your family what you’d like them to do and to know, when you are gone. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Florida Probate & Trusts
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At times it may seem like planning for college was easier than planning for retirement. But you can keep things simple with these four key elements of retirement planning. Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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Estate plans and the legal documents of estate planning are actually more for the living—the survivors—as they are for those who die. Planning for incapacity, illness and death will make difficult times and decisions easier for those you love. Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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Using a life estate can help you pass down your home to heirs without going through probate, which is costly and time-consuming. Check with an DANIEL T. FLEISCHER to make sure this is right for you. Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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We are accustomed to thinking of estate plans as a means of distributing assets like houses, bank accounts, investment accounts and other tangible assets after death, but today one has to add digital assets to any estate plan. A recent article from WFXL.com, “What happens to digital lives after death?”,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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Young parents who are busy with babies and small children aren’t what come to mind when you think of estate planning, but without an estate plan, their most precious children are unprotected. Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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A Special Needs Trust is just the beginning in planning for the needs of a special needs individual, particularly as parents age. There are several steps that can be taken to ensure quality of life. Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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If you are prone to over-organization, then the idea of owning multiple IRAs will appeal to you. Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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Whether you are working because you love what you do or because you need the extra money, there are certain steps to take to make the most out of working past the usual retirement age. Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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People like to daydream about their retirement. They imagine themselves traveling, playing with grandchildren, sleeping late and playing. But according to a recent article in Kiplinger, “5 Common Roadblocks That Can Shut Down Retirement Success,” most people are completely unprepared for retirement. That includes having no retirement savings, not understanding... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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This is the worst case scenario that no one wants to think about, but if both you and your spouse should die before your children turn 18, a trust is a way to provide for your children. Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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Even if you are not a high profile politician being considered for public office, you should know that the so-called “nanny tax” refers to any household employee, including caregivers and housekeepers. Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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The proposed legislation would, according to the Representative from Maryland, make it easier for family business owners to transfer their business to the next generation. Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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Estate planning can make people uncomfortable, since it forces us to contemplate our own death as well as the idea that after we are gone, the world will continue. But it is recommended that you pivot your thinking and consider a will as a message to those who you leave... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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I am very grateful to live in this country and on this day and every day we should honor those that fought for our freedom. We all have a lot to be thankful for on this day. Happy Memorial Day and be safe. Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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The cost of higher education is growing so rapidly, that students and families are finding it a huge financial challenge. Succeed by starting savings and planning as early as possible. Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
For a healthy nest egg that will provide you with an enjoyable, worry-free retirement, you’ll need to start saving and investing now. It takes time and smart planning. Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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Because they are relatively new, dealing with digital currency and other digital assets requires a little extra care in estate planning. Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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Steps Seniors Need to Take for Their Estate Plan and Their Loved Ones Distributing assets is only one part of an estate plan’s purpose. The other is to provide clear direction to family members concerning aspects of aging, including illness and end-of-life decisions. Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts
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Converting sooner than later, could yield a bigger account to your heirs; do the math first Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2017 at Florida Probate & Trusts