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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: What You Need to Know

Forrest J. Bass | January 2018

The tax reform bill introduced by congressional Republicans as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “Act”) was signed into law by President Donald Trump on December 22, 2017.  Versions of what would become the Act passed through Congress on a mostly party-line vote with only 51 Senators voting in favor of the […]

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Attorney Fletcher H. Rush of Farr Law Firm

Probate in Florida

Fletcher H. Rush | November 2017

In medieval England, the process of officially proving a last will and testament was called “probate,” a term derived from the Latin verb for examining or proving something. Courts in Florida still use this medieval term.

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Attorney Dorothy L. Korszen - Trusts & Estates - Venice Florida
Forrest J. Bass | Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney | Punta Gorda

Do You Pay Tax on an Inheritance?

Forrest J. Bass | May 2017

Attorney Forrest J. Bass addresses the taxation of inheritances and how a number of factors are involved including the size of the estate, the type of assets comprising the estate and the timing of distributions.

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Attorney Sara Castro - Business Litigation, Land Use & Zoning, Punta Gorda Florida
Attorney Dorothy L. Korszen - Trusts & Estates - Venice Florida
Brett H. Sifrit Estate Planning, Wills, Trust Administration and Real Estate Attorney in Punta Gorda, Florida
Attorney Jack O. Hackett II, Board Certified in Real Estate Law, Punta Gorda, Florida
Fletcher H. Rush Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney in Venice and Punta Gorda Florida
Roger H. Miller III Attorney Real Estate, Litigation, Punta Gorda, Florida

Title Insurance: What, Why and Who?

Roger H. Miller III | October 2016

Title insurance is an important aspect of a real estate transaction. Attorney Roger H. Miller III discusses the basics of title insurance and why it is recommended.

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