In 1989, Attorney Steve Lauer wrote “Straight Talk About Living Trusts.” The chapter discusses how a living trust can be a valuable tool for managing assets, avoiding guardianship, and avoiding probate. Because of the significant interest generated in living trusts, the chapter discusses many common questions. This article was revised numerous times, the most recent being in May, 2017.Funding and Administering Your Living Trust Agreement
In 1989, Attorney Steve Lauer wrote “Funding and Administering Your Living Trust Agreement.” This article discusses how to fund and administer a revocable trust in the state of Florida. This article was revised numerous times, the most recent being in May, 2017.2014 Chapter I Basic Estate Planning in Florida
In 1998, Attorney Steve Lauer wrote this “Introduction and Practical Considerations” chapter published in “Basic Estate Planning in Florida.” This article discusses the history of modern estate planning in Florida. The most recent addition was published in 2014.Arbitration and Mediation in Condominium Law
In December 2016, Attorney Eva Lauer wrote “Arbitration and Mediation in Condominium Law” as a research paper during her final semester at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law. This paper details how the process of arbitration and mediation work in condominium law based on the Florida Statutes and case law in the area. Because the law regarding litigation in condominium law is complex, this provides an explanation of when clients may be required or may request to attend arbitration or mediation.