The Law Offices of Hoyt & Bryan Celebrates National Elder Law Month

Oviedo, Florida — The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) established May as National Elder Law Month. The purpose is to educate older Americans and their families on powers of attorney, elder financial exploitation, living trusts, Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care insurance, and other important issues facing seniors. Continuing a legacy of supporting and serving […]

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

The month of March signals the start of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month around the U.S. and you may see people wearing the official ribbon or yellow and blue clothing to mark it. Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month is an annual recognition of how some people in the country live every day with a serious disability and […]

Cyber Insurance

“Let’s draw an analogy and see if it holds water,” to quote Joe Pesci from “My Cousin Vinny”. You drive a car. You’re a good driver. You don’t text and drive. Okay, you do, but only at stoplights. Okay, you rarely text and drive. We know. You don’t drink and drive. So, what do you […]

Understanding Different Types of Trusts

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 […]

How to Recertify for Medicaid

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 […]

How Long Should I Keep These Documents?

In this day and age, it’s not uncommon to become inundated with bank stubs, receipts from purchases and other documents or scraps of paper of varying importance. While we cannot (and should not) hold on to everything, understanding which documents should be kept secure and safe and which documents can be replaced or are unnecessary […]

Extension to File Company’s Annual Report

Still haven’t filed for your Florida based company’s annual report? That’s ok! This year, Due to the concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, the Florida Division of Corporations has given you an extension until June 30, 2020 to file your annual reports without any late penalties or fees.

Sarah S. AuMiller Receives Florida Board Certification in Elder Law

June 2019 - Sarah S. AuMiller, a partner with the Law Offices of Hoyt & Bryan, was recognized as a Board Certified Specialist in Elder Law. Certification is The Florida Bar’s highest level of evaluation of the competency and experience of attorneys in the 24 areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida.