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Gifting Assets for Minor Children & Grandchildren

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

There are many situations where it may be wise to give assets to minor children without interference from other family members, adults, or creditors. For example, you or your adult  children may be going through a divorce or anticipating a family division, and are concerned about providing for your children. Maybe you are making… Read More »


Probate & the Insolvent Estate

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

When most people think of estate administration, they reference a decedent’s will and testament, personal property, land, and furnishings. Other assets include intellectual property, bank accounts, investment accounts and other items of monetary value belonging to a decedent. Unfortunately, not all loved ones pass away with assets to bequeath to loved ones. In fact,… Read More »


SB 1070: Potential Updates to Estate & Probate Law in Florida

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

What is SB 1070? Senate Bill 1070 adds detail to the status of a will and estate after a marriage is dissolved due to divorce. It amends previous language of the Uniform Directed Trust Act. Prior law indicated that a testator’s will provisions affecting the testator’s spouse are void when the divorce or annulment… Read More »


What is Voluntary Impoverishment?

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Are you stuck in a marriage with a spouse who refuses to work? Are you considering divorce but are concerned you will be forced to pay alimony to a husband or wife who has not contributed periodically throughout the marriage? This scenario is not uncommon. Voluntary impoverishment is defined as making a conscious choice… Read More »


Divorced Parents & Child Vaccinations: Guiding Your Decision-Making

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Covid-19 vaccinations are on our minds as older Americans are inoculated throughout the country. Teachers have also been prioritized in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties for vaccination so that kids can get back to in-person learning. While some jurisdictions are still learning virtually, most districts in Florida are back to in-person learning or hybrid learning… Read More »


Disability Trusts & ABLE Savings

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Are you or a loved one concerned about a disabled family member’s well being after you pass on? Are you concerned your disabled loved one will be unable to care for themselves or manage finances, or that an irrevocable trust doesn’t meet their needs? Last year, the Florida Legislature passed a bill designed to… Read More »


Divorce & Incarceration

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

A married couple or domestic partners have decided they want a divorce.  The plaintiff attempts  to file a complaint but realizes her ex was arrested. Not only was he arrested, he can’t post bail and will be remanded for months. What does this mean for the Plaintiff’s custody or divorce case? Can she proceed… Read More »


Divorce & Your Finances

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Divorcing couples that have commingled finances, bank accounts, and other intangible assets are faced with difficult decisions to make. Equitable division of joint property is always tenuous, and often the most expensive and drawn-out issue in contested divorces. Courts encourage parties to resolve issues collaboratively and with limited judicial interference if possible. Some couples… Read More »


Co-Parent Not Using Visitation Time: Options for Resolution

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

If you and your ex-spouse/co-parent already have a final custody order in place, including parenting plan details for drop-off/pick-ups of shared children, all your problems are over, right?  Just because an agreement has been filed with a court and a final order has been issued, doesn’t mean both parties will adhere to it. What… Read More »


Taxes After Divorce

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

If you are considering divorce, or are legally separated, you may have questions about your tax filing status, what deductions you can claim, or which parent claims the children as a dependent for tax credit purposes. Fortunately, most tax considerations are contemplated and agreed upon in a marital settlement agreement. Conversely, not all parties… Read More »

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