Florida Estate Planning Blog

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POA and hourglass: #DYK: A Power of Attorney Ends When You Die

#DYK: A Power of Attorney Ends When You Die

A Power of Attorney is only valid during a person’s lifetime. It provides no legal support or guidance to your family or the law after your death. With a carefully crafted Will or Trust in place, when your appointed POAs become void because Power of Attorney ends when you die, you can be assured that your legacy and your loved ones will be protected without relying on the court to make the right decisions.

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Why You Shouldn’t Use AI to DIY Your Estate Plan

Why You Shouldn’t Use AI to DIY Your Estate Plan

It is true that AI tools can develop basic contracts and write a generic document. However, they cannot provide any personal insight and nuances of local laws and customs. More so, they only work by extrapolating information from another source and based on the past. That means AI DIY Wills and Estate Plans cannot anticipate what is to come in the future – or protect the future of your loved ones.

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Have You Named a Legal Guardian for Your Kids?

Have You Named a Legal Guardian for Your Kids?

Thinking about not being around to raise your child is not easy, and this is not an easy decision for anyone to make. No one wants to think about not being there to support their child or having to trust anyone else, even a family member, to provide care to their child. Yet, the decision should be made now. Once you put a Legal Guardianship Plan in place, you and your family understand your priority to protect your child’s future.

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What Are the Requirements to Apply for Medicaid in Florida?

Navigating the complex world of Medicaid can be daunting, especially for those unfamiliar with the application process. If you’re in need of healthcare coverage, understanding the requirements to apply for Medicaid in Florida is crucial. In this article, we’ll explore the eligibility criteria you need

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Tips on Talking to Aging Parents about Their Estate Plan

Tips on Talking to Aging Parents About Their Estate Plan

As parents get older, thoughts often linger for adult children. Questions about what to do if an illness causes a sudden health risk could be in the back of your mind. For some children, there seems to be a fine line between being prepared for any “what if” situation and stepping on your parent’s toes.

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Beneficiary Designation Checklist

Beneficiary Designation Checklist

With a beneficiary designation on the account, there is no long wait and those funds become accessible to the person you list. This can alleviate a great deal of frustration in the period after your death, especially when all of your money is otherwise frozen. Our 4 point beneficiary designation checklist can help you ensure your assets are distributed according to your wishes after your death.

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Living Will Facts & Myths

Living Will: Facts & Myths

Living Wills provide various benefits to those who create them. At the heart of this is the ability to have a say in what happens to you and your assets once you die. Consider the following specific aspects of Living Wills, which are often misunderstood.

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