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

Posted in Choosing Your Lawyer, Estate Planning, Living Trust, Will

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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It’s Better to Stay Put

My Wife Says She’s Going To Leave Florida And Take Our Kids In Coronavirus times many divorced parents to want to flee, with their children, perhaps to their hometown, or to their parents’ home, or the like.  But, be careful

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Legal Issues Surrounding Coronavirus

Can You Sue Someone If You Get Coronavirus? Many cases have been successfully brought concerning the transmission of viruses or infectious diseases, including during a pandemic. Past lawsuits pertaining to Ebola, Swine Flu and HIV/AIDS, and can serve as an

Posted in COVID-19

What Document Do You Need Right Now?

The Most Important Legal Document for the Coronavirus – the Durable Power of Attorney We never want to think about getting sick.  But, most of us are thinking about it all the time now. If you become ill or incapacitated

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The global pandemic of COVID-19 has all of us facing our own mortality.  Some of us are realizing that we do not have the basic estate planning documents. To protect yourself and your loved ones now’s a good time to

Posted in Advanced Directives, Elder Law, Elder Rights, End of Life, Estate Planning, Living Trust, Will

Estate Planning When You Live in Two States

Some lucky retirees split their time between two different states. You do not need separate estate planning documents for each state, but it may make sense to do so.  While your Will should be from the state that is your

Posted in Advanced Directives, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Living Trust, Will

The New Secure Act IRA Law

The Secure Act was signed into law on December 20, 2019, by President Donald Trump.  This new law ends the availability for beneficiaries of inherited IRAs to stretch the tax-deferred and/or tax-free growth of the assets within it over the

Posted in Consumer Law, Estate Planning Taxation, Taxes

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