Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

The New Year is the time of unfolding horizons and the realization of dreams. May you rediscover new strength and garner faith with you, and be able to rejoice in the simple pleasures that life has to offer and put a brave front for all the challenges that may come your way. Wishing you a prosperous New Year.

You might find these links helpful – our 3 most popular blogs published in 2014: 

1. Estate Obligations: What are Probate Assets?

2. When must the Trustee provide an accounting?

3. Living Wills in St. Petersburg, Tampa and Clearwater, Florida 

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.”  – Albert Einstein



Florida Laws for Elder Abuse

Attorney Jay Fleece of BaskinFleece

Historically, Florida has a large retirement population most of whom are over the age of 65. As many retirees grow older, they suffer from diminished capacity and become susceptible to being taken advantage of. This PDF article is written to help you and your loved ones: Laws Regarding Elder Abuse.

Create a Joint Account or Power of Attorney?

Typically it is preferred to name someone as power of attorney on a bank account and not add them as a joint owner. Joint ownership on a bank account may cause unintended consequences. You can review to this very important tip in the video below.


Baskin Fleece handles all aspects of probate administration. For more information, call (727) 572-4545 or visit www.BaskinFleece.com.