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No Homestead Treatment for Property Owned by a Corporation [Florida]

In a recent case, residential property was owned by a corporation. The sole shareholder and president of the corporation resided on the property, and the corporation had attempted to convey the residence to the shareholder, but its deed was effective … Continue reading

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German Shepperd Attacks Children in Homestead

A German Shepherd mix breed recently attacked three children in Homestead. Apparently, it was the guard dog at a business across the street from where the children live and the business was closed for the day. Subsequent police investigation showed … Continue reading

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Hillsborough schools may use homestead to prove residency

Hillsborough schools may use homestead to prove residency The state’s class size restrictions districts need to ensure the students are qualified to attend. Read more on The Tampa Tribune

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A home held in trust qualifies for homestead protection but the express language of the testatrix’

The testatrix transferred her home and the adjacent vacant lot to a trust of which she was the sole beneficiary for life. On her death, the properties were to be distributed to her estate and her will devised the home… … Continue reading

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