Blog Posts in September, 2017

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  • Can Probate be Avoided?

    Posted By Owenby Law, P.A. || 29-Sep-2017

    Planning your estate earlier in life can save you a substantial amount of time and money. Most of us don’t even want to think about death, however, planning out what will happen to your possessions after your gone will benefit your heirs and ensure that your assets are transferred according to your final wishes. However, having a will is not enough to avoid probate. When you pass away, all ...
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  • Owenby Law, P.A. Chosen as 2017 Law Firm 500 Honoree

    Posted By Owenby Law, P.A. || 26-Sep-2017

    We at Owenby Law, P.A. are excited to announce our firm has been chosen as a 2017 Law Firm 500 honoree. Those prestigious enough to be chosen for this incredible achievement must display an exemplary level of growth and success. Our top-rated family lawyers are eager to be admired for our positive impact on the legal community, as this has always been part of our vision. The Law Firm 500 list ...
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  • Are Holographic Wills Valid in Florida?

    Posted By Owenby Law, P.A. || 18-Sep-2017

    A hand written and unwitnessed will is called a “holographic” will. Although holographic wills are valid in many states across the country, they are not valid in Florida. A handwritten will is valid in Florida only if it has been properly signed and witnessed. In this blog, we explain what you need to make a valid will in the state of Florida. Valid Will Requirements The most commonly ...
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  • Preparing for Your 341 Hearing

    Posted By Owenby Law, P.A. || 5-Sep-2017

    Before you can resolve your debts in bankruptcy, you’ll need to attend what is known as the 341 hearing. This hearing is a formal meeting with creditors that usually takes a few minutes. However, you should begin preparing for this meeting early on to ensure that it goes smoothly. In this blog, we explain what steps to take to help you prepare for your 341 hearing. Mark Your Meeting on a ...
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  • What Types of Debt Can't be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

    Posted By Owenby Law, P.A. || 1-Sep-2017

    Although filing for bankruptcy can clean your debt slate, some types of debt can’t be discharged in bankruptcy. In fact, the Bankruptcy Code lists 19 categories of non-dischargeable debt. Courts can also deny your bankruptcy discharge if you fail to follow certain rules and procedures. Below, we explain some of the types of debt that cannot be discharged in bankruptcy. Debts That Can’t ...
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