22Jul, 2021

What Is Guardianship Abuse And Its Consequences?

July 22nd, 2021|Guardianship|

A guardian who is abused.When the court appoints a guardian, they bestow the guardian with a significant responsibility to their ward. The law expects all guardians to prioritize the ward’s best interests over other concerns. Unfortunately, not all guardians make the right decisions. People can certainly make honest mistakes. But in some cases, agents actively deceive, exploit, harass, or intimidate the incapacitated person. Guardians who steal, neglect, […]

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 […]

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 […]