Maybe—but do so carefully. One of the biggest benefits of adding a child (or children) to your deed is avoiding probate. If done correctly, at your death, your children would automatically own your home, saving them the expense and time of a probate case. Avoiding probate can also help eliminate problems with creditors after your…

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No—that’s almost never the case. If you don’t have a will, your estate is what’s known as an intestate estate. That means you don’t have a last will and testament, but it doesn’t mean your family won’t inherit from you. The Florida Statutes on intestate estates assume that what most people will want is for…

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