Monthly Archives: January 2018

Termination Of The Power Of Attorney

When does a Power of Attorney terminate?   The authority of any agent under a Power of Attorney automatically ends when one of the following things happens: (1) the principal dies, (2) the principal revokes the Power of Attorney, (3) a court determines that the principal is totally or partially incapacitated and does not specifically [...]

By |2018-06-27T01:33:30+00:00January 31st, 2018|

What Are The Rights Of The Decedent’s Surviving Family?

The decedent’s surviving spouse and children may be entitled to receive probate assets from the decedent’s probate estate, even if the decedent’s will gives them nothing. Florida law protects the decedent’s surviving spouse and certain surviving children from total disinheritance.   For example, a surviving spouse may have rights in the decedent’s homestead real property. [...]

By |2018-06-27T01:35:22+00:00January 31st, 2018|

Dunegan Law Included In Best Law Firms Rankings

The Law Office of Stephen D. Dunegan, P.A. is pleased to announce that it has been selected in the Eighth Edition of the U.S. News and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" list. Firms that are included in this list are acknowledged for excellence in the profession, receiving consistently high ratings from peers and clients. It [...]

By |2018-06-27T02:13:53+00:00January 7th, 2018|
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