William F. ‘Rick’ Crary II searches Treasure Coast for Ponce de Leon in magazine article

Ponce de Leon came to Florida 500 years ago in search of the Fountain of Youth and landed in St. Augustine: True or False?

Maybe both, William F. “Rick” Crary II writes in an article titled “Treasure Coast Landing?” for the January-February issue of Indian River Magazine.

“I was hoping to find some type of Ponce de Leon connection to the Treasure Coast,” said Crary, a partner at The Crary Buchanan Law Firm in Stuart. “I was trying to find proof that he set foot in our region after he landed in St. Augustine.”

2012 Tax Relief Act Helps Avoid Estate Planning Fiscal Cliff

As 2012 comes to a close and a new year quickly begins, Congress, the Senate, and President Obama are all eagerly making efforts to avoid the fiscal cliff that has been threatening our nation’s economy for months now. To do so, The American Taxpayer Relief Act, informally referred to as the 2012 Tax Relief Act, was officially signed into effect on January 2, 2013, thus effectively avoiding the scheduled increases to estate and gift taxes. Additionally, the bill promises to provide more transfer tax certainty in the coming year.