20Jun, 2021

What Are the Challenges You Might Face When You Become a Special Needs Guardian?

June 20th, 2021|Guardianship|

A special needs guardian.Becoming a guardian for an individual with special needs carried great responsibilities. At the same time, few people expect to fill this role in their lifetime. For many special needs guardians, there is a significant learning curve when it comes to understanding their rights and obligations. At Beller & Bustamante P.L., our guardianship lawyers in Jacksonville have more than 30 years of combined […]

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 […]

22May, 2021

Things to Consider When Naming Child’s Guardian in Your Will

May 22nd, 2021|Guardianship|

Naming-the-guardian-of-your-child-in-your-willWhen most people think of a will and why they might need one, they think about who they want their property to pass on to after they die. However, one of the most important benefits a will offers is the ability to choose the person you want to take care of your children if you pass away while they are still minors.  In legal terms, this […]

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 […]

22Apr, 2021

What to Do If You Are a Guardian of a Troubled Adult Child

April 22nd, 2021|Guardianship|

A troubled adult child with her guardian.Mental health issues, including substance abuse disorders, are finally starting to receive the recognition they deserve. Millions of people across the United States suffer from mental health issues. In fact, a recent study estimates that nearly 20% of people in the United States suffer from some form of mental illness.

Parents with adult children who are suffering from […]