Monthly Archives: February 2017

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Who Would Want a “Crummey” Trust?

By: Kevin M. Helmich, Esq. Through a consistent program of annual exclusion gifting, an individual can dramatically reduce the size of his or her taxable estate. For those persons fortunate enough to have an estate with a value in excess of the unified credit equivalent ($5.49 million in 2017), an [...]

By | 2017-02-16T17:56:01+00:00 February 16th, 2017|

Beggs & Lane Welcomes John H. Adams

Beggs & Lane is pleased to announce that John H. Adams has joined the firm as a partner in its Pensacola office. Mr. Adams has a broad commercial litigation practice and regularly represents clients in the state and federal courts of both Florida and Alabama. “John is an outstanding lawyer [...]

By | 2017-09-20T14:23:15+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|

10 Things To Consider Before Signing The Purchase Agreement

By Jessica Andrade If you are like the majority of homebuyers in Florida, you are probably all too familiar with the Residential Contract for Sale and Purchase as approved by the Florida Realtors and The Florida Bar (the “Purchase Agreement”).  By “familiar,” I mean you’ve probably seen it - either [...]

By | 2017-02-01T16:44:40+00:00 February 1st, 2017|