People should think carefully before deciding to move to Florida to take advantage of the state's favorable asset protection laws. Attorneys and advisors need to have some understanding of the potential traps clients may fall into as they try to benefit from the Florida homestead exemption. Creditors have been successful in forcing the sale of a homestead, with the sales proceeds allocated between the debtor homeowner and his creditors as well as in attaching a homestead through a lien. To ...

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