How the Probate Process Works for Real Estate

Today I’m joined by attorney Merideth Nagel, P.A. to break down the probate process in its simplest terms. During the probate process, documentation (e.g., a written will or the Florida statutes) is presented to a judge allocating the property and possessions of a deceased friend or relative. The judge then must authenticate this documentation saying who is allowed to own what’s included in the documentation. What happens with any real estate that needs to be probated? There’s a common misconception that the power of attorney passes onto the children after a parent passes away, but that’s not true. If the… Read More

Vida 365 Is the Perfect Place for a Healthy Dish

If you’re looking for a great, healthy meal, look no further. Today I’d like to shine the spotlight on one of my favorite Clermont spots, Vida 365. I sat down with chef/owner James Pagan and found out that, on top of great food and tasty drinks, his restaurant is built on something more. He and his wife opened Vida 365 almost three years ago with a personal goal in mind. After James’ brother passed away from cancer 16 years ago, he knew he wanted to become more responsible about what food he provides people. “ He wanted to become more… Read More