Creating an estate plan is one of the most important things you will ever do, for yourself and for your loved ones. Once you have a plan in place, however, you need to make sure the documents that comprise that plan are properly stored and accessible to those who may need them. To help make sure your estate plan works as intended, the Vero Beach estate planning lawyers at Kulas & Crawford … [Read more...] about Where Should I Keep My Estate Planning Documents?
It’s tempting to think that by taking the time to hand-write your Will or preparing a do-it-yourself plan, you can avoid many of the issues that arise with a Will. In fact, the opposite may be true. By handwriting your Will or preparing a do-it-yourself plan, you may be creating more issues for your family. Read on to learn more. … [Read more...] about Estate Planning – Something You Shouldn’t Do Yourself
The New Year gives us an opportunity to start fresh. If you don’t yet have an estate plan, now’s a great time to make an appointment with an Estate Planning attorney to talk about your goals and concerns. If you already have one, the New Year gives you an opportunity to review it to ensure that it still accomplishes your goals or to make any necessary changes. Read on to learn more … [Read more...] about Start 2022 the Right Way
When you think about creating an initial estate plan, you likely focus entirely on the need to create a roadmap for the distribution of your estate assets in the event of your death. While that certainly will always remain an important estate planning goal. You will undoubtedly include additional goals into your estate plan over time. The best way to decide which estate planning goals should be … [Read more...] about Top 5 Estate Planning Goals
You might assume that anyone who does have substantial assets would have a well thought out plan in place. In reality, however, that is not always the case. In fact, some very well-known and well-off celebrities have died and left behind estate planning disasters. To help you avoid making them yourself, the Vero Beach estate planning attorneys at Kulas & Crawford discuss some of the most famous … [Read more...] about Celebrity Estate Planning Mistakes
The Academy takes learning seriously. The Academy’s Spring Summit included numerous substantive legal education sessions, as well as sessions on marketing and law office management. The virtual conference also included opportunities for networking and fun. Read on to learn more. … [Read more...] about Learning and Camaraderie at the Academy Summit
You may recognize the need to have a comprehensive estate plan in place; however, estate planning is likely somewhat of a mystery. Estate planning encompasses much more than just deciding how your estate will be distributed after you are gone. Likewise, an estate planning attorney can do much more for you than you probably realize. The Port St. Lucie estate planning attorneys at Kulas & … [Read more...] about Estate Planning 101
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 & Crawford offers some estate planning tips. Define your goals. When most people think … [Read more...] about Florida Estate Planning Tips
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
What’s the right direction for you in planning for the help you might need in the future? Seven in ten of us will need long-term care at some point in our lives. Here are possible paths for covering the assistance you may need. How Will You Obtain the Care You Need? … [Read more...] about How Will You Obtain the Care You Need?