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Estate Planning Checklist for Florida Residents

Estate Planning Checklist for Florida Residents

Estate planning is one of the most important steps you can take to protect your wishes. Estate plan documents advocate for your wishes should you become unable to manage your own affairs. Additionally, these documents ensure your wishes are followed for your...

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Prepare for Your Estate Planning Consultation

Prepare for Your Estate Planning Consultation

Estate planning is a specialized field requiring the knowledge and skill of a professional. As such, one of the most important steps you can take in the estate planning process is choosing the right legal advice from a proper estate planning attorney. When choosing an...

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Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples

Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples

Unmarried Florida Couples Need Estate Plans Estate planning is important for everyone but especially so, in the absence of children or a legal spouse, the most common natural heirs when someone passes. For single people, unmarried couples, or couples without children,...

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Understanding Probate Litigation

Understanding Probate Litigation

Disputes over a deceased person's will or estate are something many people only hear about in a sensationalized way via a headline or Hollywood. However, probate litigation is a very real legal proceeding that can happen to anyone's estate. As you consider how to set...

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What Can a Case Manager Help Me With?

What Can a Case Manager Help Me With?

Case manager is a term that applies to different areas of expertise. Most broadly, a case manager is a service provider who assesses a client's needs and connects the client to appropriate, available community resources. If you are considering whether or...

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Understanding Veteran’s Benefits

Understanding Veteran’s Benefits

Although millions of American veterans, disabled veterans, and their families qualify for veterans’ benefits, few receive them. What accounts for this tragedy? This is due in part to confusion over the benefits and eligibility requirements as well as the complexity of...

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How to Find a Good Elder Law Attorney in Florida

How to Find a Good Elder Law Attorney in Florida

When we think about living in Florida, we focus on daily living and enjoying the beauty and pleasant weather. However, as someone approaches their golden years or begins to experience health issues, daily living shifts. This is especially true if you’re loved one...

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What is Probate Court?

What is Probate Court?

Probate is a word you hear often when it comes to estate planning, wills, trusts, etc., but you may not be fully aware of what it means. If you wonder about how probate matters work in Florida and what probate court is, read on for important information from our...

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How Can an Attorney Help with Medicaid Planning?

How Can an Attorney Help with Medicaid Planning?

One of the major issues adults need to consider is how to manage healthcare choices and costs during the golden years. There are a lot of information and requirements to navigate, particularly with the government option of Medicaid. If you are wondering how an...

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Why is Estate Planning Important?

Why is Estate Planning Important?

Estate planning is essential to personal financial planning in Florida, albeit focused on the time after your passing. As difficult as it may be to think about, avoiding estate planning results in costly responsibilities for your loved ones. No matter how familiar you...

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What You Need to Know About Special Needs Trust Funding

What You Need to Know About Special Needs Trust Funding

Special needs trusts (SNTs) are specific legal arrangements that have some unique elements. If you are a person who needs an SNT, has a child with an SNT, or are the trustee of this type of trust, there are some important details to understand. Read on for what you...

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What Assets Are Exempt from Probate in Florida?

What Assets Are Exempt from Probate in Florida?

Losing a loved one is a difficult experience and yet, in the midst of that challenge, many face legal and procedural issues related to the deceased person's estate. One of the most challenging of these issues is navigating the probate process. Therefore, in order to...

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