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Helping to Navigate the Complexities of Life as we Age

Helping to Navigate the Complexities of Life as we Age

Many older adults find it difficult to remain independent. Simple abilities like driving, taking medications, or running errands become much more difficult tasks to the person who is losing their vision, hearing, or even just using an assistive device such as a...

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Unmarried Florida Couples Need Estate Plans

Unmarried Florida Couples Need Estate Plans

Estate planning is important for everyone but especially so in the absence of children, who are natural heirs when a parent passes. For singles or couples without children, the absence of a plan can lead to unintended consequences and protracted litigation. A famous...

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Changes That May Be Needed In An Estate Plan

Changes That May Be Needed In An Estate Plan

When people move to Florida from another state, this could be one reason to review their estate plan and see if it needs updating based on the difference in state laws. However, there are a number of other reasons to review an estate plan regularly. For example, an...

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Documents for Estate Planning

Documents for Estate Planning

There are several important things to know about estate planning. To start, there are three documents that are necessary to review and consider. Power of Attorney The Living Will / Health Care Surrogate The DNR (Do Not Resuscitate)   The Living Will / Health Care...

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Frustrations of Probate Administration

Frustrations of Probate Administration

By now you may have heard people talk about the nightmare of Probating a loved one’s Estate. Hopefully, this article will help you understand some of the requirements of the Probate process as well as causes for a delay that can generally frustrate you along the way....

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Medicaid Planning 101

Medicaid Planning 101

With Americans living longer than ever before, nearly half of all women and one-quarter of all men will likely live in a nursing home or long-term care facility at some point in life. Considering the high cost of such care and the fact that Medicare will not pay for...

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What Makes “Silver Divorce” Unique?

What Makes “Silver Divorce” Unique?

Elder law is a large legal umbrella covering many fields of law with a focus on planning for the legal needs of individuals in their later years. Some of these legal needs include divorce. Yes… many people divorce in their later years as well. In fact, there has been...

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Understanding Veterans’ Benefits

Understanding Veterans’ Benefits

Although millions of American 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 proffered benefits and eligibility requirements. Another reason is that the...

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