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It’s The Law!                                                                  Honda Classic from page 1                                           assistance to children who need limb-correction surgery, has
                                                                                                                                                   helped introduce golf to youth through the First Tee of the Palm
Did You Know That, In                                                          have embraced our event and participate each year.”                 Beaches and has helped fund the summer program attendance
                                                                               	 “Honda Classic Cares Week gives us an opportunity to take         of kids and the expansion of Loggerhead Marinelife Center, a
Florida…                                                                       a step back and visit our grant recipients and touch the powerful   world-renowned sea turtle research, rehabilitation, education and
                                                                               impact that we are making in the lives of children in the local     conservation center where youngsters learn about turtle recovery.
By Adam S. Gumson,                                                             community.”                                                         	 Several charities are receiving proceeds from the American
Esq.                                                                           	 Propelled by the return of Tiger Woods, which fueled an           Honda Birdies for Children program, where fans donate for the
	A will lists the                                                              unprecedented turnout and the drama of a Sunday playoff won         chance to guess the number of birdies in the tournament. Fifteen
specific beneficiaries                                                         by new World No. 1 Justin Thomas, the 2018 Honda Classic also       finalists participated in a drawing on June 14 for a 2018 Honda
who you want to inherit                                                        set a new attendance record this year with 224,642 confirmed        Civic Hatchback with Sport Touring trim. They each correctly
your assets upon your                                                          spectators. The attendance rise led to across the board increases   guessed the total of 1,090 birdies recorded at the 2018 Honda
death. It also designates                                                      in concessions and merchandise revenue and coincided with           Classic.
the person(s) you want                                                         increased sponsorship participation.                                	 When The Honda Classic moved to PGA National Resort
to serve as the personal                                                       	 The $4.55 million being awarded to charity this year includes     & Spa in 2007, it awarded $505,000 to charity. By 2010, it
representative to handle                                                       a third consecutive individual grant of $1 million to the Nicklaus  had eclipsed the $1 million mark ($1,018,000) and it broke
your estate and the                                                            Children’s Health Care Foundation.                                  through the $2 million barrier in 2013 with $2.114 million in
guardian to be in charge                                                       	 The Honda Classic has given close to $40 million to South         contributions. It surpassed the $3 million barrier in 2016 and
of the care and property of your children. A will is a                         Florida children’s charities since its inception 37 years ago       now has broken through the $4 million threshold.
particularly important document for someone whose                              including almost $25 million in the 12 years since Children’s       	 The growth is a testament to American Honda’s 37 years
preferred beneficiaries are not close relatives who                            Healthcare Charity Inc. took over the event and moved it to PGA     as the longest-standing title sponsor on the PGA TOUR as
otherwise would be left out as a beneficiary of an                             National Resort & Spa.                                              well as partnerships with PGA National Resort & Spa, PGA of
estate because they are not part of the statutory list                         	 Some of the initiatives evolving from The Honda Classic’s         America, Palm Beach County, the City of Palm Beach Gardens
when someone dies intestate (without a will).                                  charity disbursements this year range from helping preschool        and the PGATOUR along with the support from Founders Club
	 Divorces are no-fault, meaning that the reasons for                          children involved with Literacy Coalition and Grandma’s Place       sponsors Tire Kingdom and United Technologies, and more than
the divorce are irrelevant unless marital assets were                          enter kindergarten with essential school readiness skills, to       200 other community-minded local sponsors. Player, corporate
expended/dissipated in furtherance of activities that                          creating opportunities for children fighting cancer to meet other   and spectator support has led to increased ticket sales, parking
were not related to the marriage.                                              young cancer warriors which creates a sense of community            revenues, concessions and sponsorships. The Honda Classic
	 The purpose of estate administration is to collect                           through POST, to supporting a safe place for kids to come           has also benefited the past three years from marquee champions
the decedent’s assets, pay claims against the estate,                          together free of bullying and stress and share through song as      Adam Scott, Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas, who has risen
and distribute whatever remains.                                               members of Young Singers of the Palm Beaches.                       to World No. 1 since his victory in the 2018 Honda Classic.
	 Jupiter Law Center is a private neighborhood                                 	 The Honda Classic has teamed with young Tommy                     	 The 2019 Honda Classic will be played February 25 to March
law firm located in the Jupiter Creek Professional                             Morrissey’s UnLIMBited Foundation to provide financial              3, 2019 with Thomas defending his title.
Center, 1102 W. Indiantown Road, Suite 7, Jupiter,
FL. (561) 744-4600, www.jupiterlawcenter.com. The                              Welcomes
firm provides peace of mind by solving problems with
integrity and compassion in the areas of estate planning
(wills and trusts, powers of attorney, health care
surrogates, living wills, probate estates, succession
planning, contracts and purchase/sale agreements),
family law (divorce, paternity, child support and time-
sharing, alimony, property distribution, modifications,
collaborative law, pre/post nuptial agreements) and
real estate (community association law, residential

hand commercial transactions, deeds, closings).

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