Learning Center Workshops

The Law Offices of Hoyt & Bryan are committed to educating the community on the basics of  Estate and Medicaid planning. We recommend our clients attend an educational workshop prior to scheduling an appointment to better prepare them for a consultation; however, attending a workshop is optional. Please email info@HoytBryan.com for more information or to request a private speaking engagement for 10 or more people of any of the topics below.

The following workshops are complimentary and will be held at:
The Law Offices of Hoyt & Bryan
The Learning Center
254 Plaza Drive, Oviedo, FL 32765

If you would like to attend a workshop at our satellite office in Altamonte Springs click here.

Please click on the Register Here link to register for a workshop, call 407-977-8080 or e-mail info@HoytBryan.com for more information.

*All workshops are available by special request or for private speaking engagements for 10 or more people

Professional Advisor Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Register Here
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Register Here
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Register Here

Hoyt & Bryan hosts a monthly complimentary Lunch & Learn workshop the first Tuesday of every month. These valuable information sessions will be taught by the team at Hoyt & Bryan. Financial professionals, CPAs, and Senior Service Providers are welcome.  Lunch is included.  Feel free to bring a colleague!

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: The Learning Center – The Law Offices of Hoyt & Bryan, 254 Plaza Drive, Oviedo, FL 32765

The Truth About Estate Planning 
Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Register Here
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. Register Here
Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Register Here
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. Register Here
Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Register Here
Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. Register Here

This complimentary and interactive workshop is designed to educate families about general estate planning principles, the federal estate and gift tax structures, and the importance of implementing and maintaining estate plans. (approx. 2 hours). Reservations required.

The Truth About Medicaid Planning
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. Register Here
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. Register Here
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. Register Here
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. Register Here
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. Register Here

As our society continues to age, one of the greatest concerns of the elderly, their friends, family members and other loved ones is they may need nursing home care in the future, especially as the costs for nursing home care continue to increase. This workshop will debunk many of the myths you may have heard with regard to Medicaid eligibility. We will explore opportunities that enable you to protect and preserve your assets, preserve your independence and maintain your security as you confront the concerns of aging, illness and possible nursing home placement. (approx. 3 hours). Reservations required.

The Truth About Veterans Benefit Planning 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Register Here

This workshop is intended to provide an overview of Veteran’s benefits to help you understand the eligibility criteria and benefits available to qualifying Veterans. We will explore medical benefits, service connected disability compensation and non-service connected pension benefits. Our program will emphasize the non-service connected pension program, which is the primary VA program that provides financial assistance for long-term care related expenses, including in-home care, assisted living and, in some cases, nursing home.

What To Do When Someone Dies
Co-Hosted by Baldwin Brothers, Winter Park, Florida

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Register Here

At this workshop we will review the step-by-step process you need to know before and after losing a loved one,which includes: pre-need funeral planning, the probate and estate administration process, along with frequently asked questions. Reservations required.

Planning For Your Pet
Tuesday, September 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Register Here

Animal companions… your pets… “your children.” Whatever you call them, they are dearly loved family members. Our pets come in all shapes and sizes — from horses to hamsters, from ferrets to felines — they inhabit our hearts with their own unique personalities. They share day-to-day struggles, adventures, and special moments with us. We share our homes, our beds and our hearts with our pets. We worry about our pets. They leave us with a legacy of happy memories after they’re gone. Our pets love us unconditionally, help reduce stress and even enhance longevity. For all these reasons and so many more, you should explore all the alternatives for protecting your pets. Reservation Required.

Women in Transition

Based on the book, Women in Transition: Navigating the Legal and Financial Challenges in your Life, this workshop focuses on every woman as she moves from one phase of life to another. Whether she is living with parents, on her own, in a committed relationship, experiencing widowhood or divorce, each transition presents potential areas of vulnerability with personal, legal and financial lessons, opportunities and challenges. This workshop will teach you how to build your own solid foundation to protect yourself and the people and things you cherish. Reservations required.

Special People, Special Planning
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Register Here
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Register Here

Based on the book, Special People, Special Planning – Creating a Safe Legal Haven for Families with Special Needs this workshop explores concerns related to creating a financial and legal blueprint to address the special person’s unique personal and social needs. Families of people with special needs face planning challenges that accompany longer life expectancies – a future without full independence – and the need to maintain an outstanding quality of life. You will gain an overview of the three main federal disability programs and learn how to create a customized, comprehensive plan for your special person. Reservations Required.

Loving Without A License

Loving Without a License – An Estate Planning Survival Guide for Unmarried Couples and Same Sex Partners explores the unique estate planning challenges of unmarried couples and same sex partners – life alliance partners. Discover the estate planning techniques and directives that allow you and your partner to protect yourselves and each other. Traditional estate planning focuses on solutions for married couples or for singles. What about the unique challenges faced by unmarried, yet committed partners? The number of life alliance partners continues to grow, with an ever-increasing demand for laws, protections and services designed specifically to address their specific estate planning needs. Step-by-step, Loving Without a License, provides guidance, insight and solutions for people genuinely concerned about creating a comprehensive estate plan that does one thing – accomplishes your goals.

Exit  Planning: Business Succession

This complimentary workshop is designed to educate business owners about the importance of succession planning for their business – generally one of their largest assets. Nationwide, more than 70% of all businesses fail to survive to the second generation. Who will run your business in the event of your disability or death? Where will the money come from to provide the liquidity for your estate? Do you have a realistic view of the value of your business?

Retirement Planning

This complimentary workshop is a MUST for all clients approaching age 70 1⁄2. We will discuss in detail the “Stretch IRA” including the changes implemented by the IRS with the final regulations in 2002. There were substantial changes in 2002 and 2003 in the retirement planning arena. Even if you have attended a Retirement Planning Workshop before, you should attend again to get updated.

16 CE, CFP, CPE Credits:
Opportunities In Estate Planning

This course is specifically designed to teach professional advisors how to utilize proven, cutting-edge estate planning techniques while becoming a leader in the impending transfer of wealth from generation to generation. You will have a unique opportunity to experience fresh and powerful planning ideas and techniques. While this course could be presented in the typical continuing education format, we have chosen to present these concepts from the perspective that really matters: the client’s perspective.

Course scheduled upon request, ten (10) person minimum.
Fee: $250.00/person
– light breakfast and lunch (2 days)
– course materials

Course length: 2 days
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Law Offices of Hoyt & Bryan, LLC, 254 Plaza Drive, Oviedo, FL 32765
Contact: Tiffany Waters, 407-977-8080, Tiffany@HoytBryan.com