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What to Expect at an Estate Plan Consultation

April 6, 2023

A few examples of the many unique and interesting estate planning strategies that are available. An experienced estate planning attorney can help you create a plan that meets your specific wishes, personal objectives and unique family dynamics.

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Blended Families

February 14, 2023

Imagine that Mike Brady, in today’s world, sits at his desk to draft a will from an online resource. He wants to save some money, so the price looks reasonable. He leaves everything to his lovely wife, Carol, as he knows she will take care of his children. Later that year, Mike passes away. The following are potential problems he created.

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COUNTDOWN TO A STRESS-FREE 2023

December 9, 2022

We want to protect our lives, our autonomy, and our future to enjoy the years to come worry-free. Here are six ways to enjoy a stress-free 2023!  The countdown begins:

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Holiday Recommendations for Family Harmony

November 3, 2022

If your goal is family harmony, it could be a huge blunder to fail to consider the emotional ties children may have to their parent’s possessions.

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Planning for Your Digital Legacy

October 7, 2022

Instead of existing in photo albums and on videotapes and DVDs, most of our family photos and videos are now digital. Even if they lack commercial value, they certainly have sentimental value that you want to preserve for your family and friends. Social media accounts containing your photos and videos can also have value to your loved ones when you are gone.

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LLC Voting Rights: Who Has a Voice?

September 27, 2022

On average, 4 million new businesses are started each year in the United States. Many of those businesses are organized as limited liability companies (LLCs). Combining the benefits of a corporation and a partnership, an LLC protects its members’ personal assets from business liabilities, avoids double taxation, and provides flexibility…

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JakobLegal named best estate planning attorneys in Davie, Cooper City and Southwest Ranches

September 13, 2022

We are honored to be recognized in Our City Media’s Best of Davie magazine as the best estate planning attorneys in Davie, Cooper City and Southwest Ranches! See what they had to say about us below. “The Attorneys at Andrea L. Jakob, PA  have been helping clients and their families…

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Digital Assets in the Digital Era

August 19, 2022

What happens to all of our accounts and files when we become incapacitated or pass away? Will our spouses and children have access to them? Where will they find our usernames and passwords? Who can take down our Facebook and LinkedIn pages, or would we prefer that they continue for posterity? And if we’ve saved photos, videos and other files on the cloud, who should have access to them and how long should they stay out there?

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What questions should you ask your Florida estate planning attorney in 2022?

August 8, 2022

Planning an estate may seem overwhelming or challenging, but doesn’t need to be. Estate planning is not just for after your life, but for during your life as well.  Estate plans include guidance to your families if you become sick or incapacitated, or even just traveling!  Whatever the case may…

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How Does The Probate Process Work In Florida?

July 22, 2022

If you have lost a loved one in Florida, it’s important to understand how the probate process works. Probate is the legal process of identifying and gathering the assets of a deceased person and then transferring assets to their beneficiaries.  If  someone dies intestate, without a will, their things will…

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