Florida’s Elective Share: Just What the Disinherited Spouse Needed


  • May 25, 2021
  • /   Melody Lynch & Michael Piccolo
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It happens more often than you think. A surviving spouse is unknowingly excised from their predeceased spouse’s last will and testament, to ostensibly be left with nothing.

Lowndes Named to 2021 U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” List By U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers


  • November 5, 2020
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Best Lawyers
Lowndes is pleased to announce the firm has once again been recognized as one of the country’s leading firms in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” which is a collaboration between U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.

Best Lawyers Recognizes 44 Lowndes Attorneys in 2021, Two Named Lawyer of the Year


  • August 20, 2020
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Best Lawyers in America
Lowndes is pleased to announced that Best Lawyers named 41 attorneys to its list of The Best Lawyers in America® 2021. Three attorneys were named “Ones to Watch, with two attorneys awarded “Lawyer of the Year."

Forty-three Lowndes Lawyers Earn Recognition in Best Lawyers in America® 2020


  • August 15, 2019
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Best Lawyers in America
Orlando, FL – Lowndes is pleased to announce that 43 firm attorneys have been recognized as Best Lawyers in America® 2020. Twenty four firm attorneys were recognized in multiple practice categories, including 11 who were honored in three or more practice areas. Additionally,

Worried That a Sizeable Estate or Trust Gift Was Procured by Undue Influence?


  • May 30, 2019
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  • /   Family & Marital Law,Private Wealth Services,Articles
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Do you have a loved one who recently passed away and you are concerned that their will or trust was procured by undue influence? Although the law on undue influence has not evolved much since the seminal Florida Supreme Court case of In re Estate of Carpenter in 1971,

Mental Capacity: An Easy Challenge Or A Tough Road?


  • May 15, 2019
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  • /   Family & Marital Law,Private Wealth Services,Articles
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As the population in Florida continues to age, litigation stemming from allegations related to lack of capacity is on the rise. Family members or other beneficiaries looking to challenge legal documents often gravitate towards this cause of action. This could encompass

Life Changing Alzheimer’s Or Dementia Diagnosis? 3 Ways Guardianships Can Bring Stability to Your Family


  • February 7, 2019
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  • /   Family & Marital Law,Private Wealth Services,Articles
guardianship
An Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis is scary and can leave a patient and their family with more questions than answers. Legal guardianships can provide asset protection, stability, and comfort in uncertain times. While less restrictive alternatives to guardianship may exist

Lowndes Named to the “Best Law Firms” List by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®


  • November 2, 2018
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Lowndes is pleased to announce that it has been once again named to the “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®. For the ninth consecutive year, the 2019 Edition of “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings

Brendan Lynch to Speak at 2018 RPTE Spring Symposia


  • April 2, 2018
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Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that Shareholder Brendan Lynch will serve as a panelist during a program titled “Urbanization and Gentrification: Tools to Increase Equity While Revitalizing City Centers“ at the 30th Annual RPTE Spring

Shareholder Norma Stanley To Host And Present At Meritas U.S. Trusts & Estates Practice Group Meeting In New Orleans


  • October 25, 2017
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Orlando, FL – Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that long-time partner Norma Stanley, who is also the chair of the Meritas U.S. Trusts & Estates Practice Group, will be hosting the upcoming meeting in New Orleans.