Elder Law News

Apr
15
2021
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.” […]
Apr
02
2021
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 […]
Mar
17
2021
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 […]
Jun
17
2020
Most people wish to leave the valuable assets they acquired over the course of a lifetime, such as real estate and savings, to the next generation. One of the best ways to achieve this goal is by setting up a trust. A trust is a financial arrangement between three parties. In a typical trust the […]
Jun
17
2020
Medicaid is a government program that provides millions of Americans with health coverage and other benefits including nursing home care. The recipients of Medicaid include the elderly, disabled and low-income adults, pregnant women and qualifying children. Many of the services provided by Medicaid, such as doctor or hospital visits, nursing home stays and medicine, are […]