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Is a Motorcycle Accident in Homestead More Dangerous Than a Car Accident?

We already know that motorcycle accidents in Homestead and other communities mean risk. Motorcyclists have fewer layers of protection than drivers—there’s no air bag, enclosed frame, seat belt, and other car safety system to protect them. But does that mean … Continue reading

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Homestead Protection From Alimony and Support Judgment

A Florida  judgment was entered against a client for alimony and support in October 2017. The client had purchased a Florida home in 2013, but he was not a legal U.S. resident at the time having moved from Canada. He … Continue reading

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A Chart to Help You in Planning Homestead Dispositions

I’ve been giving some recent seminars on Florida homestead law. One of the topics I discussed are the limitations on devise of homestead, and some of the obvious and/or hidden planning problems that result when the limitations apply (and how … Continue reading

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Homestead Exemptions: The Truth Isn’t What You Think

“They can’t take my house, whatever happens.  Right?” The young man in my office “knew” that the substantial equity in his home was exempt as a homestead, even if he filed bankruptcy. He “knew” that credit card debt was dischargeable. … Continue reading

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Soft Opening – Rubin on Florida Homestead

As I teased a few days ago, I’ve been working on a challenging writing project these past 2-3  years. Today is the day of its release!As you can tell by the title, it is a book/treatise on Florida homestead law. … Continue reading

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