Blog Posts in 2015

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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