Are you a veteran, the surviving spouse of a veteran, or a dependent of a veteran? If so, you may be entitled to a number of valuable and helpful benefits from the United States government. Many of the benefits you are likely already aware of, such as assistance with education and medical expenses and low-interest rate mortgage loans. One benefit of which you may not be aware, however, is the … [Read more...] about Veterans Benefits Attorneys Explain Veteran’s Aid & Attendance
Procrastination has always been the enemy of sound planning. It’s been true throughout history, and has often led to dire consequences for those who hesitated to act until it was already too late. In modern times, we see procrastination at work when it comes to estate planning too. For while more people have finally learned about the importance of inheritance planning, far too many still fail to … [Read more...] about When Should You Start Your Inheritance Planning?
Like many people, you may never have imagined you would need to qualify for Medicaid benefits. Now, suddenly, you find yourself in your retirement years, facing a huge long-term care bill, with Medicaid providing the only potential relief in sight. You are not alone. Almost half of all seniors eventually find themselves in a situation where they need to qualify for Medicaid benefits because of the … [Read more...] about Applying for Medicaid as a Senior
A couple months ago we looked at a variety of questions surrounding guardians in Florida, but we wanted to revisit the topic to discuss it in light of the question of aging parents and the children who are worried about them. Florida is home to many senior citizens, and a lot of children of aging parents are concerned about the options they have if and when their parents need assistance. In … [Read more...] about Aging Parents and Guardians in Florida – Commonly Asked Questions
If you live with, or have, a romantic partner in Florida, 2016 needs to be the time when the two of you sit down and discuss estate planning with one another. Romantic couples who are not married face a distinct and different estate planning picture than their married counterparts. Regardless if you have been together a short time or a long time, estate planning issues should be something both of … [Read more...] about Why You and Your Partner Need to Discuss Estate Planning This Year
What you might want to do if with your estate plan now that 2015 is coming to an end and 2016 has begun is what we will be talking about in today's blog. We wanted to focus a little more on the issues and changes that you might need to consider now that 2016 has begun. Every year can bring significant changes to estate planning laws, not to mention personal changes, and anyone with an estate plan … [Read more...] about Estate Planning in 2016: Starting on the Right Foot