8Jan, 2019

Florida Guardianship Alternatives: Understanding the “Least Restrictive Means” Requirement

January 8th, 2019|Family Law|

Do you have a loved one who has become recently incapacitated? Are you concerned that someone you care about lacks the mental or physical abilities to take care of themselves? While Florida guardianship statutes offer many options to ensure the people important to you are adequately cared for, the judicial system can be complex and intimidating. The experienced attorneys of Beller & Bustamante, P.L., can […]

21Dec, 2018

I Am in My 20s (or 30s). Do I Need an Estate Plan?

December 21st, 2018|Estate Planning|

Estate planning Beneficiaries and BequestsWhen is the “right” time to put together your estate plan? While there is a common perception that preparing an estate plan is something you do when you start to approach the age of retirement, the reality is that there are plenty of important reasons to put a plan in place while you are in your 20s or 30s.

Why? First, while we […]

8Dec, 2018

A Family Member Named Me as Their Trustee or Personal Representative. What Do I Need to Know?

December 8th, 2018|Estate Planning|

estate planning documentsIf you have recently lost a loved one, we offer our deepest condolences. Regardless of the circumstances, dealing with the death of a family member is a trying time. And no matter how many clients we represent, it never gets easier to witness someone grieving a tragic loss.

If your loved one named you as their trustee or personal representative, you will play a central […]

21Nov, 2018

Checklist: Preparing to Meet with a Divorce Attorney

November 21st, 2018|Divorce|

divorcing couple signing paperwork togetherIf you are contemplating a divorce or are concerned that your spouse may be preparing to file to dissolve your marriage, preparing now can help make the process less stressful and potentially quite a bit smoother. If you have concerns, it is never too early to start planning. And if you are thinking about meeting with a divorce attorney, taking certain […]

8Nov, 2018

What Does It Mean to Be Appointed the Guardian of a Minor in Florida?

November 8th, 2018|Family Law|

Perhaps you have recently learned that a loved one appointed you the guardian of his or her minor children in his or her will. Or, perhaps you are concerned about the safety, financial security, or general well being of a minor child and are interested in learning more about your options for seeking guardianship. Whatever the case may be, assuming the role of guardian for a minor […]