If you have yet to create an estate plan, there is no time like the present to get started. Like many people, you may have put off estate planning because it can appear to be a daunting task. To help you feel more comfortable with the idea of creating your plan, a Florida estate planning attorney at Kulas Law Group offers some estate planning tips. Define your goals. When most people think … [Read more...] about Florida Estate Planning Tips
The number of older Americans has been increasing for years. With the Baby Boomer generation now entering their Golden Years, the senior demographic has reached historic numbers – and it is expected to continue to increase for at least the next decade. Those Baby Boomers, however, are not engaging in estate planning in anywhere near high enough numbers. A Port St. Lucie estate planning attorney at … [Read more...] about Baby Boomers Aren’t Creating Estate Plans — What That Means for You
COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, has been a challenge confronting countries around the world. Not only has COVID-19 been challenging healthcare systems, but the social distancing required to combat the virus has also rocked financial markets. However, there may be an opportunity for those wishing to do certain types of Estate Planning. Read on to learn more. … [Read more...] about Shrunken Asset Values Open Estate Planning Opportunities
Your estate plan should be geared toward accomplishing a number of inter-related goals. One of the most important of those goals is protecting your assets. While you may be aware of some threats to your assets, your assets may also be at risk in ways of which you are unaware. To help keep your assets safe, a Vero Beach asset protection attorney at Kulas Law Group discusses common threats to your … [Read more...] about Are Your Assets Safe?
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is spreading in the United States and across the globe. Social distancing and self-quarantine can help slow the spread. The virus is a particular threat to residents of nursing homes. Read on to learn more about the threat and how you can keep your loved ones safe. Read on to learn more … [Read more...] about Coronavirus and Nursing Homes
COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, has been a challenge confronting countries around the world. While healthcare systems have fought the virus, economies have been hurt by the social distancing required to combat the virus. However, there may be an opportunity for those wishing to do certain types of Estate Planning. Read on to learn more. Read on to learn more … [Read more...] about Economic Fallout from Coronavirus May Provide Opportunities
If you have an estate plan in place you are better prepared than over half of all Americans, according to the most recent surveys. For that plan to continue to protect you and your loved ones as intended, however, it needs to be updated from time to time. Knowing how often to review your estate plan, and when a life event should trigger an immediate revision, is the key to a successful estate … [Read more...] about 3 Estate Plan Updates for Seniors
Your Last Will and Testament may be the most important legal document you create over the course of your lifetime. Your Will has the power to distribute all your assets when you are gone, determine who oversees the probate of your estate, and even let a judge know who you want to be the Guardian for your minor child if one is ever needed. Given everything your Will can do for you, it is important … [Read more...] about Mistakes to Avoid When Creating a Will
Surprises following the death of a loved one are not typically welcome – particularly if the surprise relates to the decedent’s Last Will and Testament. For example, if the decedent attempted to make a deathbed Will just prior to his/her death, is that Will legal? A Port St. Lucie probate attorney at Kulas Law Group discusses whether a deathbed Will is valid in Florida. Is a Deathbed Will Exactly … [Read more...] about Is a Deathbed Will Valid in Florida?
Many of us are surprised that our assets may not go to those named in our Will. However, if you have assets controlled by beneficiary designations or other non-probate transfers, that’s the case. Read on to learn how a Will might not control all your assets. Read on to learn more. … [Read more...] about Beneficiary Designations and Other Non-Probate Transfers