10Aug, 2021

5 Things to Know Before Making Your Will

August 10th, 2021|Estate Planning|

Filling out a last will and testament form.While you might be hesitant to talk about your estate plan and end-of-life decisions, doing so is nevertheless advisable. For many people, a last will and testament is a great place to begin.

Making a will is an important part of the estate planning process. Unfortunately, however, many people don’t start thinking about creating their will until it is too late.

Don’t […]

10Jul, 2021

Estate Planning: How It Can Prevent Elder Abuse

July 10th, 2021|Estate Planning|

Estate planning to prevent elder abuse.While many elder laws are in place to protect older adults from abuse, these laws can’t prevent all abuse. Financial abuse of elders is a growing area of concern. One of the best ways to protect yourself and elderly family members is through proper estate planning. Estate planning to prevent elder abuse requires adequately protecting assets as soon as possible. To learn […]

10Jun, 2021

Great Tips to Consider When You Are Planning for Your Retirement

June 10th, 2021|Estate Planning|

Tips to consider when planning retirement.While most people look forward to retirement, the thought of no longer bringing in a steady income can cause a lot of stress. However, by taking a few steps leading up to retirement, you can alleviate many of the most common concerns. The Jacksonville estate planning legal team at Beller & Bustamante, P.L., work with individuals and families at every stage […]

10May, 2021

What Happens If Someone in Florida Dies Without a Will?

May 10th, 2021|Estate Planning|

Dying without making a will.If a Florida resident dies without a will, their property will pass to their closest relatives through the Florida intestate laws. Intestate laws set out a rigid formula for judges to distribute assets to family members to avoid a situation where the deceased person’s assets end up with the state. However, because these laws are inflexible, they rarely carry […]

10Apr, 2021

Why Is Estate Planning Urgent During COVID-19?

April 10th, 2021|Estate Planning|

Estate planning importance during COVID-19.Estate planning has always been an important process. By sitting down and spending a few hours laying out some foundational plans, families can obtain peace of mind knowing that everything is in order, whatever the future holds. Estate planning also helps families maintain control over what they’ve worked so hard for by reducing taxes and avoiding potentially costly legal […]