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How Does Probate Affect Wrongful Death Claims?

When a person passes away due to another person or party's negligence, their surviving family may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against those responsible in pursuit of fair ...
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Title Issues That Can Derail a Closing in Florida

Residential and commercial closings in Florida are governed by a variety of laws, regulations, and guidelines. But despite all the legal oversight that can be necessary, trouble most often stems from ...
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Probate in Florida: How Does It Work?

When a loved one passes away, many people have the concept in their mind that soon they will be handed inheritances of all sorts. It may come as a surprise that this is more of a Hollywood scene than ...
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What is Title Insurance & What Are Its Benefits?

Buying a piece of property is always an exciting prospect but it is also always a risky one. With so much money going into a new investment, the smallest mistake or problem with the property can have ...
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Law Office of Conrad Willkomm, P.A. Named a Fund President's Circle 2015 by Attorney's Title Fund Services, LLC

Attorneys' Title Fund Services, LLC (The Fund) announced Law Office of Conrad Willkomm, P.A. has been named a Member of The Fund President's Circle. The Fund President's Circle is ...
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How to Challenge a Will or Trust

Wills and trusts are meant to be an efficient means for a loved one to pass along inheritances and properties to their family and close friends when they pass away. But what happens if you, someone ...
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Top 5 Things to Do After an Auto Accident

Many people who get into auto accidents do not know what to do after the fact, other than call their insurance companies. While this is certainly a step you must eventually take, it is certainly not ...
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What to Expect in a Typical Court Trial

If you need to go to court for a trial, either due to a criminal offense or a civil or business dispute, there can be a great deal of questions on the horizon that you might not have the answer for. ...
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Reasons and Grounds for Removing a Trustee

When you want to transfer some of your property to someone else to manage on your behalf, you can name them as a trustee in a living trust. As the name implies, this should be someone you trust to ...
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Florida Real Estate Experts Predict Strong 2016

A decrease in condo sales, and a steady increase in their price tag, should not hurt the South Florida real estate market in 2016, according to real estate experts in the region. A poll recently ...
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Attorneys' Title Fund Services Honors the Law Office of Conrad Willkomm

Our team here at the Law Offices of Conrad Willkomm, P.A. in Naples, Florida is proud to announce that our firm has been named a Member of The Fund President's Circle of the Attorneys' Title ...
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Is it Time to Update Your Estate Plan?

While most people understand that an estate plan is a necessary tool to plan for their future, many do not know that they must also update this plan in order to accommodate for various life changes. ...
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An Overview of Incentive Trusts

If you have a large inheritance that you want to leave to your children, but you want to make sure that they earn it and spend it wisely, creating an "incentive trust" may be a desirable ...
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Robson Powers Interviewed by NBC2 About Fantasy Football

Did you know that fantasy football might be against the law in Florida? Our own Robson Powers was interviewed recently by NBC2, commenting on the situation in light of the fact that it is illegal in ...
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Estate Battle Racks Up the Legal Fees

After a loved one passes away, everyone wants their fair share of their estate. But sometimes it can be difficult to distinguish between a fair share and a lion's share. For the case of Idelle ...
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Collier County Rental Code Disrupts Local Real Estate Market

Conrad Willkomm was recently interviewed by ABC 7 in a story covering the enforcement of a Collier County rental code provision which has been causing disruptions for the local real estate market. ...
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Conrad Willkomm Comments on "Ninja Robbery" Case in Naples

Conrad Willkomm was recently interviewed by ABC 7 in a story covering the case of a couple who were victims of a home invasion and robbery in Naples last year and who are now suing their homeowners ...
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Publix Snatches Up Real Estate Across Florida

Naples Daily News released an article highlighting the recent efforts of Publix to purchase mass amounts of real estate across Florida. According to a local news source, the supermarket chain has ...
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Partition Action: How to Force the Sale of Jointly Owned Property

We frequently receive calls from clients who are having disagreements with a friend or family member regarding real property the parties jointly own. This is particularly common in situations where a ...
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Real Estate Contracts - What Did I Just Agree To?

With the widespread use of form contracts, it is increasingly possible for prospective buyers and sellers of real estate to pay less attention to the precise terms of a purchase agreement than they ...
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What Is a 1031 Exchange?

Generally, when you sell property and have a gain, taxes must be paid on that gain at the time of the sale. However, there is an exception under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code that allows ...
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Collecting Delinquent Maintenance Assessments in Common Interest Communities

Too often in today's economy, property owners fall behind on the payment of their community assessments, which leaves their community association with the expenses of maintaining the community and ...
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Should I Have a Living Will?

While it may be difficult to imagine and foresee your own incapacity, it is important to make preparations to ensure that your decisions about health care will be respected in the event you become ...
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Two-Decade Long Conflict Ensues Over Unclear Will

One of the most important things that you can do for your loved ones is develop a clear and direct estate plan that lets them know exactly how you would like your property divided and what assets will ...
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About the Super Lawyers List

We were proud to announce that our founder, Attorney Conrad Willkomm, had been nominated and included in the Super Lawyers® Rising Starsâ„  lists for 2014 - 2017. Certainly, this was cause for ...
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