Can You Use A POA to Vote?

Can You Vote for a Disabled Person with a Power of Attorney? NO. In Florida, you cannot use a power of attorney to vote on behalf of someone else. The point of a power of attorney is to act in

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Do I Really Need an Estate Plan?

Some Common Misconceptions About Estate Planning I am not rich so I don’t need an estate plan Everybody knows what I want, so why do I need a will? Minimizing taxes is one of the most important goals in developing

Posted in COVID-19, End of Life, Estate Planning, Living Trust, Will

Are You Prepared to Die?

Of the over 200,000 Americans who have died unexpectedly from COVID-19 in the past 7 months, most of them were likely not planning for a sudden death. According to, “fewer than half of those 55 and older had completed

Posted in Advanced Directives, End of Life, Final Wishes, Will

Have You had a Life Change?

UPDATING YOUR WILL AS LIFE CHANGES If COVID has taught us anything, it is that life is unpredictable and things are constantly changing. Due to the ever-changing aspects of life, you should update your estate plan as your life situation

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Is This the Right Time to Redo Your Living Will?

‘No Intubation’: Seniors Fearful Of COVID Are Changing Their Living Wills For older adults contemplating what might happen to them during this pandemic, ventilators can be terrifying. These machines pump oxygen into a patient’s body while he or she lies

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The Talk

Have you had “The Talk” with your loved ones? Many of my clients are concerned that their elderly parents do not have an adequate estate plan.  They tell me that their folks are private or just don’t want to talk

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Are You Making These Mistakes?

Common Mistakes in Estate Planning Do you think that you do not need an estate plan because all your bank accounts are POD (Payable on Death) and your IRA has a beneficiary?  You could be very mistaken. What about your

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What is an Estate Plan?

Estate planning is the process of designating who will receive your assets and handle your responsibilities after your death or if you become incapacitated. Do you have a complete estate plan?  These documents include: Advance medical directives that spell out

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Children & Divorce

Will I Get To Spend Time With My Child If We Get Divorced? Your relationship with your child is very important, not only for you and the child, but that relationship is important to the Judge, representing the interests of

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How Does the Economy Affect My Child Support?

I’ve Lost My Job:  Am I Going To  Have To Pay Child Support? We are now living in a pandemic with all its terrible economic consequences. Significantly, many businesses are having to cut back their workforce, and worse, some businesses

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