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 […]

10Apr, 2021

Why Is Estate Planning Urgent During COVID-19?

April 10th, 2021|Estate Planning|

Estate planning importance during COVID-19.Estate planning has always been an important process. By sitting down and spending a few hours laying out some foundational plans, families can obtain peace of mind knowing that everything is in order, whatever the future holds. Estate planning also helps families maintain control over what they’ve worked so hard for by reducing taxes and avoiding potentially costly legal […]

22Mar, 2021

Visitation After a Guardian Is Appointed

March 22nd, 2021|Guardianship|

A father visiting his daughter.The issue of visitation after the court legally appoints a guardian has recently become one of the most talked-about issues surrounding Florida guardianship law. On one hand, social interaction—especially among friends and family members—is critical to a protected person’s health and well-being and can increase their overall quality of life. However, on the other hand, the reasons leading to the appointment of […]

10Mar, 2021

Will Your Estate Plan Still Work If You Move?

March 10th, 2021|Estate Planning|

Two individuals asking for advice if their estate plan will still work if they move.An estate plan is a critical tool that helps families plan for the future of coming generations. However, sometimes things come up, requiring a family to modify their estate plan change to accommodate any recent changes in circumstances. Moving is one of those life events, after which, someone must take a close […]