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Estate Planning

Why your will needs to stay up to date

A will is an estate planning document that provides instructions on how your assets should be divided upon your death. It can also make clear who you intend to look after your minor children in the event that something happens to you.  Per Florida Statutes Chapter 732...

3 benefits of creating a thorough estate plan

Estate planning is a process that many people would prefer to delay or entirely avoid. However, this approach is both selfish, as it passes a lot of stress on to other people, and very risky. When you don't have a comprehensive estate plan in place, things could go...

How do I choose a witness for my will?

You can decide what will happen to your estate by creating a will. However, for your will to be valid, it must be created in accordance with Florida laws. This means that you have to be at least 18 years old and have the testamentary capacity to create a will. It also...

Who should you name as executor of your estate?

There are several components to an estate plan that you need to think about as you’re getting yours together. Obviously, the primary concern is setting things up so your loved ones can just follow the plan.  You need to name someone who will take care of the estate...

Can you use Medicaid for a nursing home?

You may be interested in using Medicaid if you’re going to be moving into a nursing home. You want the government benefits to pay for your long-term care. You know how expensive this care can be, but it’s also crucial to your quality of life. The problem is simply...

Reasons to exclude someone from your will

You are taking measures to modify your estate plan, and the first step is to draft a new will. You have organized your assets and now know how you would like to distribute them. You’re also aware that there are certain people you wish to disinherit. Let's look at just...

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