living will

October 16, 2020

The Importance of Estate Planning in Florida

Even in death, our obligations to loved ones or businesses we controlled doesn’t end. When we pass, those we cared for, did business with, or lent philanthropic support will still need us. Planning your estate with these needs in mind can help you achieve the level of support those around us depend on despite our […]

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January 21, 2021

When Should You Start an Estate Plan in Florida?

If you haven’t begun considering what will happen to your estate after death, the time is now to do so. This question is not only critical to ask yourself throughout different life stages but requires a commitment to creating and maintaining an estate plan to protect your loved ones and assets in the event of […]

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February 8, 2021

Do I Need a Will if I Have No Property?

Many people hear the word “estate” and imagine lavish homes or significant wealth. The reality is that when planning for your estate, the property you may consider insignificant is often an underestimation on your part. Before you decide you don’t need a will and assume you have no real property, consider the following information first […]

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April 12, 2021

Estate Planning: Will My Documents be Valid in Another State or Should I Update Them?

If you are moving to Florida or relocating to a new state, there are many items on your to-do list. Packing, changing car titles, scheduling your moving truck, and many other essential details on your checklist. But, is your estate plan on there too? While moving to a new state doesn’t automatically mean you have […]

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January 19, 2022

Income Sources That Count Toward Your Medicaid Eligibility in Florida

When you or a loved one need long-term care benefits provided by Medicaid, you have to pass several tests to qualify. You will first undergo a medical-necessity test to verify that you actually need long-term care during your application process. This usually requires your doctor to certify that the assistance you’re applying for is necessary […]

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February 3, 2022

Advance Directives and Why a Designation of Healthcare Surrogate is so Important

Time and time again, it has been said that it is better to “have it and not need it than to need it and not have it.” Advanced directives are one of those things. Advance Directives include a Designation of Healthcare Surrogate, Power of Attorney, Living Will, and HIPAA Release. According to Florida Statute 765.10, […]

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February 10, 2022

Are Handwritten Wills Valid in Florida?

If you have not thought about planning for the future with a will yet, your first thought may be to just write one down and store it away. That should work, right? Well, not quite! Writing your own will and signing towards the end is sometimes called a “holographic will.” One may think, if it […]

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February 17, 2022

Everyone Needs a Will And This Is Why

Long ago, Benjamin Franklin said “nothing is certain except death and taxes.” At some point in time, a will is something that becomes relevant to everyone. Many people believe that they do not need a will. Some common excuses are “I am not old enough” or “I do not have that many assets.” The truth […]

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February 23, 2022

How To Find the Right Nursing Home for Your Loved Ones

In life we have many choices – luckily, when it comes to choosing the right nursing home for your loved one, there are several to choose from! Nursing homes are able to provide around-the-clock care to seniors who may need specialized assistance or cannot live on their own anymore and making this decision is extremely […]

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What Happens to Your Student Loans When You Die?
March 1, 2022

Is Your Child Going Off to College Without Estate Planning?

Going away for college or sending your child off for college to another city or state can be both exciting and difficult. What if there were extra steps you could take to make sure that your child is protected when they go to college? Great news, there is! When your child goes to college, you […]

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