Jun 3, 2019

Tips on Creating an Estate Plan that Benefits a Child with Special Needs

Parents want their children to be taken care of after they die. But children with disabilities have increased financial and care needs,…

May 28, 2019

How Do I Pay For Long Term Care?

As medicine advances and people continue to live longer, most people will need help at some point in their lives. With the costs of Skilled Nursing facilities in Central Florida at an average of $8500-$10,000 per month and care at home starting at an average of $15 per hour, it is necessary to understand the many options for covering the costs of care.

May 14, 2019

What’s a Health Care Proxy and Why Do I Need One?

If you become incapacitated, who will make your medical decisions? A health care proxy allows you to appoint someone else to act as…

May 1, 2019

Why Estate Planning is for Everyone

by: Erica Berger-Hausthor, Esq. Two common misconceptions when it comes to Estate Planning are: “I am young so I don’t need it”…

Apr 9, 2019

If You Haven’t Been Regularly Reviewing Your Estate Plan, Start When You Hit 60

How frequently you should review your estate plan depends on how old you are and whether there has been a significant change…

Mar 13, 2019

Estate Planning and Retirement Considerations for Late-in-Life Parents

Comedian and author Steve Martin had his first child at age 67. Singer Billy Joel just welcomed his third daughter. But later-in-life…

Mar 1, 2019

How to Handle Sibling Disputes Over a Power of Attorney

A power of attorney is one of the most important estate planning documents, but when one sibling is named in a power…

Mar 1, 2019

Getting Paid as a Family Caregiver Through Medicaid

Caring for an ailing family member is difficult work, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be unpaid work. There are programs available…