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Jeffrey Lawson Baxter

Jeffrey Baxter’s Legal Guides

12 total


  • What is a Bloodline Trust

    When should you consider a BloodLine trust A Bloodline trust should always be considered when the son-in-law or daugher-in-law is: (1) a spendthrift; (2) a poor money manager; (3) susceptible to gamb

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  • Florida Notarization (Acknowledgments) in Foreign Countries

    1. Commissioner of Deeds appointed by the Governor of Florida to act n the foreign country (however, the authority of all appointed Commissioners of Deeds was revoked effective July 1st, 1997) 2. A

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  • Benefits of an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust

    Avoids Inclusion of Life Insurance Proceeds in Insured's Gross Estate The goal of an ILIT is to remove the life insurance proceeds from the insured's gross estate for federal estate tax purposes. No

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  • How to Fund an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)

    Complete Gift Make a completed gift of the property transferred to the ILIT under Treasury Reg. §§25.2511-2(b) and (c) Survive Survive for three (3) years after making the transfer of the property

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  • How an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT) Can Help Your Estate Plan

    Lifetime Values The difference between the lifetime value and the death benefit make ILITs an attractive candidate to transfer policies into. Income Tax Free!!! Life insurance explodes with value whe

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  • How to Select an Entity for Real Estate (in Florida)

    Degree of Risk The degree of risk and limitation on liability taking into consideration whether personal guarantees will be required for financing. Term What is the contemplated term of the project E

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  • What is a Judgment Lien (in Florida)

    Money Judgment A Money Judgment is a judgment which adjudges the payment of a sum of money, as distinguished from on directing an act to be done or property to be restored or transferred. Black's La

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  • Advantages of Land Trusts

    1. Interest in Land Trust cannot be Partitioned Interest in Land Trusts cannot be partitioned, and transferring beneficial interests is relatively easy. No Disclsoure The interest of beneficiaries c

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  • Non-Residential Tenancies (Commercial Landlord/Tenant) in Florida

    Tenancy at Will - Unwritten Lease Any of lease of land and/or improvements thereon, shall be deemed and held to be a tenancy at will unless, it shall be in writing signed by the Landlord. Such tenan

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  • What is an Accetable Survey (in Florida)

    Minimum Technical Standards 1. Identify responsible surveyor and contains standard disclosures; 2. Identify type of survey performed; 3. Name, address, certificate #, license # of surveyor; 4.

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