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Apr
25
2019
Being named trustee of a special needs trust is a great honor as well as a huge responsibility. Whether you are seeking a trustee or thinking about accepting a request to act as one for a family member, your first move should be to contact an experienced special needs and elder law lawyer.
Apr
23
2019
In 2018, lawmakers changed the retroactive eligibility for those who qualify for Medicaid from 90 days to 30 days. This dramatic change is expected to affect thousands of Floridians.
Apr
18
2019
Every year, tax brackets and exemption amounts are adjusted to reflect cost-of-living increases. For individuals creating or updating their estate plan, recognizing and understanding the impact of such changes is vital for beneficiaries.
Apr
16
2019
If you have minor children, naming a trusted legal guardian is an important part of your comprehensive estate plan. Retain the services of a respected lawyer to ensure your rights, assets, and legacy are fully protected.
Apr
11
2019
In estate planning, living trusts allow the Trustmaker to use and access trust assets while they are alive and well, provide for their care in the event of disability and ultimately provide lifetime protection for beneficiaries, including pets. However, creating a trust and then transferring real property into the name of the trust can be confusing.