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What Should be Included in Your Will?

By |2018-07-26T01:28:15-05:00July 26th, 2018|estate planning, estate planning attorney|

Estate Planning | One of the most important parts of proper estate planning is creating a will. A will is essentially a document that outlines exactly what you want to happen with your estate in the event of your death. Having a will created ensures that your last wishes are upheld and that your estate [...]

How Rental Property Plays in to Estate Planning

By |2018-07-26T01:07:37-05:00June 27th, 2018|estate planning, estate planning attorney|

How Rental Property Plays into Estate Planning Estate Planning Attorney | Owning rental property plays a unique role in planning for your future, and should be handled with the care and attention of an estate planning attorney. In the state of Florida, owning rental property can complicate your estate plans. As a landlord, it’s important [...]

Kiddie Tax and IRA Accounts

By |2018-06-19T02:06:30-05:00June 25th, 2018|estate planning, estate planning attorney|

Kiddie Tax and IRA Accounts Estate Planning Attorney | While many grandparents are interested in leaving an IRA account to a grandchild, they should be aware of some tax penalties and rules that still apply to the grandchildren. Many people will assume that a minor will have to pay less taxes than the parents, but [...]

When Should You Take Social Security Benefit?

By |2018-06-12T16:43:48-05:00June 18th, 2018|estate planning, estate planning attorney|

Estate Planning Attorney | When should you take social security benefit? A common question for an estate planning attorney is when is the appropriate time to take social security benefits. While you are eligible to start collecting social security at 62, this is not the most ideal time to start collecting benefits. Social security is [...]

Knowing the Countable and Non-Countable Real Estate

By |2018-06-12T16:29:30-05:00June 12th, 2018|Elder Law, elder law attorney, estate planning, estate planning attorney|

Estate Planning Attorney | Knowing the Countable and Non-Countable Real Estate If you are relying on Medicaid to pay for the long-term care of you or a loved one, it’s important to understand how your assets should be divided. Medicaid assets are composed of countable and non-countable assets. An estate planning attorney will advise that the [...]

What to Consider When Moving an Elder from the Family Home

By |2018-05-16T22:48:19-05:00May 28th, 2018|elder law attorney, estate planning, estate planning attorney|

Elder Law Attorney | Making the tough decision to move a family member from their home into care can be an emotional and complicated process. Not only is it hard on the elder family member, it’s draining on the family when making this process. There are often legal issues that come with moving a family member [...]

Updating Your Estate Plan with the New Tax Law

By |2018-05-16T22:26:22-05:00May 26th, 2018|Elder Law, elder law attorney, estate planning, estate planning attorney|

Estate Planning Attorney | In the beginning of 2018, there were major changes to the tax laws that potentially influence your estate plan. While many people devise these plans with the goal of minimizing taxes, whenever there are major changes in the national tax brackets, it’s always a good time to reevaluate your estate plan [...]

The Importance of Funeral Planning and Your Estate  

By |2018-05-16T22:12:03-05:00May 24th, 2018|Elder Law, elder law attorney, estate planning, estate planning attorney|

Estate Planning Attorney | While many people think that estate planning involves handling the financial aspect of your life, it also involves planning for a funeral and how you’d like your body to be taken care of after you’ve passed away. These are crucial steps to take with an estate planning attorney who can ensure your [...]