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Brandon, FL (Law Firm Newswire) March 1, 2012 – Estate planners are noticing that their clients are becoming more technologically savvy and that means careful planning to ensure the online assets are as secure as what is in a safe. Brandon estate planning lawyer Reginald Osenton reminds his clients to keep all of their passwords for their digital accounts in a safe place that his firm can find when the time comes. “There is so much information stored not just on our clients’ computers but also in the cloud under our clients’ names,” Osenton said. “It is critical that we […]


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Brandon, FL (Law Firm Newswire) January 30, 2012 – Estate planning can lead to awkward and often uncomfortable conversations with loved ones, but a well-prepared plan prevents tension and frustration when the time comes for the plan to go into place. “It is always difficult to have conversations about distant health issues,” said Brandon estate planning attorney Reginald Osenton. “Nobody looks forward to a conversation about death or incapacity.” All parents should appoint a guardian for their children and have a plan in place if something unforeseen leaves them incapable of raising the children. A qualified attorney can explain what […]


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Brandon, FL (Law Firm Newswire) December 27, 2011 – Florida’s new probate laws may lead to more litigation over wills that used to be considered unambiguous. The new laws went into effect this fall, so the state has yet to see how often the new rule will be tested. But the potential for more modifications of wills is significant. “Courts will be busier dealing with these new rules, but it will help bring out the truth in the case of unintended discrepancies,” said Brandon estate planning lawyer Reginald Osenton. “Ultimately, this could open the floodgates to a lot of new […]


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Brandon, FL (Law Firm Newswire) December 14, 2011 – It might not be something your children can pull out from under the tree and unwrap this holiday season, but the gift they may appreciate the most is the gift of asset protection. “With family as the focus of so much attention during the holidays, it’s a natural time to consider their financial security,” said Brandon estate planning attorney Reginald Osenton. “No matter what age your children are, the time is never wrong to plan for the future.” Even though most people tell their loved ones how they want their estate […]


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Brandon, FL (Law Firm Newswire) November 23, 2011 – Florida’s new power of attorney statute marks some significant changes for those who need to act as an agent for an individual. Perhaps the biggest change in the law will require more detail in the scope of the power of attorney, or POA. “You won’t be able to use sweeping, broad language in the contract anymore,” said Brandon estate planning attorney Reginald Osenton, of Osenton Law Offices. “Each specific act granted to the POA – from banking to health care – needs to be specifically laid out.” The new law says […]


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