Do Not Let Your Mom Lose Her Life Savings to a Nursing Home

Do Not Let Your Mom Lose Her Life Savings to a Nursing Home

Are you caring for your aging mother? Have you talked about her plans for the future, especially if she were to need critical nursing care? During the month of May both National Elder Law Month and National Older American Month are celebrated. Both of these observances are crucial for you and your aging mother because of the support that both you and she can receive. With National Elder Law Month, Florida elder law attorneys will be out in...
3 Reasons Why Most Trusts Will Fail

3 Reasons Why Most Trusts Will Fail

Are you considering adding trusts to your estate plan? Are you familiar with what a trust can do for your estate plan, but also what you must do as well? First, a trust is a legal document that identifies the purpose of the trust, the trustee of the trust and his or her powers, the beneficiaries of the trust, and the requirements for distributing the trust assets to the beneficiaries. Secondly, the trustor must fund or place into the trust his...
Why it is Important to Create a Loving Legacy for Your Children This Valentine’s Day

Why it is Important to Create a Loving Legacy for Your Children This Valentine’s Day

Are you trying to find a card or gift for your older adult children for Valentine’s Day? Do you find it harder as the years go by? How do you say “I love you” as your children age? Do they have concerns now or for the future, do any of those concerns include you, as parents? With thoughts of showing our love during the month of February and the entire year, we would like to share a few ways that you can show your love for your family. You can...
Can You Use Different Trust Types in Estate Planning?

Can You Use Different Trust Types in Estate Planning?

Did you know that trusts are one of the estate planning tools created for the management of assets, both during your life and after your death? In fact, there are several types of trusts to use in estate planning. However, in this blog we will divide trusts into a couple of categories to make them easier to understand. In the simplest terms, trusts are either revocable or irrevocable. This means they can either be changed or revoked after they...
As You Make Plans in the New Year, Consider a Trust

As You Make Plans in the New Year, Consider a Trust

Are you reflecting on the resolutions you made for the new year? We believe that creating a Florida estate plan is one of the most important New Year’s resolutions you can make this year. A Florida estate plan can protect both now, while living, and at the time of your death. Your Florida estate planning attorney will work with you to create a plan that ensures your choices for your health care and finances are honored by your chosen decision...