15Apr, 2020

What Does the Coronavirus Pandemic Teach Us about Estate Planning?

April 15th, 2020|Estate Planning|

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact our daily lives in unprecedented ways, in addition to staying safe and caring for our loved ones, one of the most important things we can do is look for lessons we can learn in order to prepare ourselves for the future. Regardless of whether life will ever truly be the same, the time to move on will come; and, […]

5Apr, 2020

Should You Update Your Will or Trust During (or After) the Coronavirus Pandemic?

April 5th, 2020|Estate Planning|

While the coronavirus pandemic has shut down many aspects of daily life, and while Floridians are sheltering in place waiting out the state’s stay-at-home order, life goes on. Although it might feel like time is standing still, we are still inevitably moving forward. With this in mind, even as we shelter in place, certain concerns cannot be ignored. We still need to […]

21Mar, 2020

What Are My Rights as the Guardian of a Nursing Home Resident in Florida?

March 21st, 2020|Estate Planning|

estate planAs your parent’s guardian, what can you do if your parent’s nursing home is not providing the care he or she needs and deserves? Unfortunately, this is a question that far too many adult children are forced to answer. Nursing home neglect is a pervasive issue; and, while some nursing homes certainly provide professional and compassionate living environments for their residents, far too many do […]

3Mar, 2020

How Should You Deal with Florida Real Estate in Your Estate Plan?

March 3rd, 2020|Estate Planning|

Your home is one of your most valuable assets, if not the most valuable asset you own. So, when it comes to planning your estate, it is important to give your home the consideration it deserves. In Florida, there are several different options for transferring ownership of your home outside of probate, and we cover some of the most popular options below.

When thinking about these options, […]

21Feb, 2020

Should You Update Your Estate Plan in 2020?

February 21st, 2020|Estate Planning|

estate planningA lot can happen in a year. By the time five or ten years roll by, even the details of significant events can start to get fuzzy, and less-memorable occurrences can be lost to time.

When did you prepare your estate plan? When was the last time you thought about updating it? If you aren’t sure or if the only answer that comes to mind is, […]

Beller & Bustamante is still open and taking cases.