Has anything happened in the last ten (10) years of your life? Seems like a silly question to ask, but if your estate planning is more than ten years old, it likely isn’t an accurate reflection of your life today or the laws of your state of residence. As the commercial says, “Life happens fast.” […]
A durable power of attorney is designed to solve certain problems for individuals and their families – not create them. Making rushed decisions about this without considering the full legal consequences can create confusion, delays, and conflict in the family. If you carefully consider your options beforehand and take time to understand the powers you […]
When you start thinking about estate planning in Florida, the terminology can be a little intimidating: wills, trusts, powers of attorney, advance directives, living wills… It can get confusing. There are important differences between these estate planning tools, each accomplishing a different task (or multiple tasks in some cases) within a comprehensive estate plan. Think […]
“Can’t I just make my will online and transfer my assets over to my kids when (or before) I die?” This is one of the most frequent questions we get asked. Do-it-yourself is a strategy that can be successfully applied to a great many things in life. Unfortunately, it is rarely successfully applied to legal […]
Most people who have considered estate planning have some understanding of these terms but may not be clear on how they work in Florida – or what they can and cannot enable you to do. Along with a will, a durable power of attorney is, perhaps, the most important element of a person’s estate plan.