What are ADLs and IADLs, and why are they important? | Tampa Elder Law Attorney | Mortellaro Law

By |2019-07-18T15:02:23-05:00July 29th, 2019|Elder Law, Elder Law Attorney Tampa, Tampa elder law attorney, Uncategorized|

What are ADLs and IADLs, and why are they important? | Tampa Elder Law Attorney  As we get older, things that we did so effortlessly all our lives gradually, or suddenly, become more difficult. In the elder healthcare industry, seniors are evaluated on their ability to handle the “activities of daily living,” or ADLs, and [...]

Elder Law | Taking Care of Elderly Parents

By |2018-02-21T00:45:00-05:00February 26th, 2018|Elder Law, elder law attorney|

Elder Law | When caring for an aging parent, there are several challenges and hurdles both emotionally and legally that arise. Whether it’s a physical ailment, or mental disabilities like Alzheimer’s or dementia, there are legal implications you should be aware of when caring for your parents.   If a parent has been diagnosed with [...]

The Difference Between an Estate Lawyer and Elder Law Attorney

By |2018-02-20T19:12:20-05:00February 23rd, 2018|elder law attorney, estate planning, estate planning attorney|

The Difference Between an Estate Lawyer and Elder Law Attorney   Elder Law Attorney | Legal experts offer all different specialties, including things like elder law and estate planning. How do you know what type of legal assistance to seek, and what are the benefits of one versus the other? An estate lawyer, and an [...]

Elder Lawyer | Does Your Family Know Where The Documents Are?

By |2018-05-29T14:43:28-05:00January 10th, 2018|Elder Law|

Elder Lawyer | Does Your Family Know Where The Documents Are?   Elder Lawyer | An elder lawyer is an attorney who is trained to assist senior citizens or their families. One of the most important aspects of getting older is having essential documents prepared when incapacitation or death occurs. Some of the documents that [...]

Elder Lawyer | Where Are The Documents?

By |2018-05-29T14:46:45-05:00December 18th, 2017|Elder Law|

Elder Lawyer | Where Are The Documents?   Elder Lawyer | An elder lawyer is an attorney who is trained to assist senior citizens or their families. One of the most important aspects of getting older is having essential documents prepared when incapacitation or death occurs. Some of the documents that senior citizens should have [...]

Elder Lawyer | Who Keeps The Documents?

By |2018-05-29T14:55:30-05:00November 20th, 2017|Elder Law|

Elder Lawyer | Who Keeps The Documents?     Elder Law | An elder lawyer is an attorney who is trained to assist senior citizens or their families. One of the most important aspects of getting older is having essential documents prepared when incapacitation or death occurs. Some of the documents that senior citizens should [...]

Estate Planning | The 3 Main Advantages

By |2018-12-20T13:19:01-05:00November 15th, 2017|estate planning|

Estate Planning | The Law Office of Michelangelo Mortellaro P.A. | A proper and professional estate plan is essential for any individual who wants to have peace of mind about the division of their property and personal assets after their demise. Estate planning for large estates, upwards of $1.5 million, for example, where every small detail is [...]

Will | Who has capacity to make a will?

By |2017-11-02T20:36:23-05:00November 6th, 2017|Wills|

Will | According to Florida Statute 732.501: “Any person who is of sound mind and who is either 18 or more years of age or an emancipated minor may make a will.” What is “sound mind” and how is it defined and determined in the State of Florida? As the term implies, “sound mind” refers [...]