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Protect Your Home From Fraud

May 21, 2023

As a local real estate attorney, I hear some terrible stories about people who have had fraud committed against them and their property here in Hernando County. The truth is that anyone can forge a deed to your house and record that document with the County. Then it appears as public record, and it can be relied upon by the 

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What Assets Are Exempt From Probate in Florida?

May 08, 2023

When someone dies, their estate may need to go through probate before their assets can be distributed to beneficiaries. What this process entails will vary from one case to another depending on numerous factors, such as whether the person had assets in their name alone upon their death, if they had a will in place, how much the estate is 

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How Long Does Probate Take in Florida?

April 13, 2023

If you’re administering a loved one’s estate, you’re probably wondering how long you can expect the process to take. It’s impossible to definitively answer this question since the probate timeline will vary from one case to another. For instance, if creditors have claims against an estate, or if an heir contests a person’s will, then probate will likely take longer 

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New Year’s Resolution: The Painless Way to Write Your Will

February 09, 2023

Each year, as the December holidays come to a close and we begin to prepare for a new annum, many of us take time to self-reflect and develop a set of resolutions. According to a survey recently conducted by Forbes Health and OnePoll, New Year’s resolutions most commonly focus on: Improved mental health (45%) Improved fitness (39%) Weight loss (37%) 

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Remodify Your Mortgage to Save Your Home

January 11, 2023

If you’re in danger of losing your home to foreclosure, it’s important to know that you have options available to you. One of those options is a loan modification, commonly referred to as a “remodification” or a “mortgage modification.” As its name suggests, a loan remodification involves changing the original terms of a mortgage to allow for reduced monthly payments, 

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Your Parent Passed Away With Property in Florida—Now What?

December 06, 2022

Losing a parent is one of the most difficult experiences that someone can go through. Unfortunately, if your mother or father recently died, you’ll likely need to take certain steps to administer their estate while also navigating the grief and other emotions that you’re currently feeling. Below, you can find some helpful information about what to expect if your parent 

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What Is a Loan Modification?

November 08, 2022

If you’re facing a potential foreclosure, you’ve likely started researching what you can do to avoid losing your home. One way to defend against foreclosure is to modify the terms of the mortgage. Below, The Lyons Law Group, P.A.—a trusted foreclosure defense firm serving the Tampa Bay area—explains what a loan modification is, what a typical agreement involves, and what 

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What Are Closing Costs?

October 13, 2022

If you’re planning to purchase a house, you’ve probably started thinking about how much money you’ll need to set aside for a down payment. But what about closing costs? Many first-time homebuyers are unfamiliar with these fees and end up being surprised by how much they need to pay at closing. So, to make sure that you’re not caught off 

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What Is Preforeclosure?

September 10, 2022

As its name suggests, the term “preforeclosure” refers to the time period leading up to a foreclosure. The preforeclosure stage begins when a homeowner misses a mortgage payment and ends when the bank serves them with a foreclosure summons, which the bank is generally not allowed to do until at least 120 days have passed since a missed payment. Below, 

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The Extension of the Foreclosure Moratorium & Mortgage Forbearance Through the End of June: What This Means for You

April 08, 2021

If you’ve been following the news lately, you may have heard about the U.S. government’s recent extension of mortgage forbearance and foreclosure relief protections related to COVID-19. Below you’ll find some helpful information about what this legislation entails and how it may impact you. The Recent Extensions HUD/FHA, VA & USDA Loans On February 16, 2021, the U.S. government—more specifically, 

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