5Jul, 2020

Do Guardianship Papers Overrule Custody?

July 5th, 2020|Guardianship|

Guardianship and parenting document. Dealing with child-related legal issues can be extremely complicated. But, it is also extremely important; and, when issues arise, parents and other concerned adults must be prepared to do what is necessary to protect the best interests of the children involved. In our experience, one area that tends to be particularly confusing for people is the intersection between guardianship and custody.

Understanding the […]

15Jun, 2020

7 Questions to Consider When Contemplating Guardianship for Your Aging Parent

June 15th, 2020|Guardianship|

A daughter embracing her mother who's very happy.If your parent is aging and you are concerned about his or her ability to provide self-care now or in the future, it is important to evaluate the options that you have available. You want to ensure that your parent is able to live as comfortably as possible while also maintaining as much autonomy as possible, but you also […]

5Jun, 2020

What Happens after Probate in Florida?

June 5th, 2020|Probate|

probateDealing with probate for a loved one’s estate can be an emotionally trying experience. Even when the process goes smoothly, most family members are understandably ready to move on as quickly as possible. In general, once the probate process is over, the outcome is final. But, there are a few exceptions, and there are some additional steps, post-probate, that certain family members may need to take […]

15May, 2020

What Do I Need to Do in Order to Make Financial Decisions as My Parent’s Guardian?

May 15th, 2020|Guardianship|

For many of us, as our parents age, there comes a time when we need to begin thinking about helping them manage their financial affairs. Whether due to dementia or other factors, if a parent is no longer able to make sound decisions and manage his or her own finances, then someone else will need to step in and act on his or her behalf. If […]

5May, 2020

Preparing for Probate as a Personal Representative in Florida

May 5th, 2020|Probate|

If you have recently lost a loved one and you have been designated as the personal representative of his or her estate, it will be important for you to have a thorough understanding of the probate process. You will also need to understand what happens outside of probate, as you may or may not have additional obligations outside of the probate process as well.

7 Steps to […]

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