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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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Living Will vs. Will: What Is the Difference?

Picture this: You’re enjoying a beautiful sunny day with your family on one of Florida’s beautiful beaches. As you go about your day, you find yourself reflecting on the future and what it might hold. Whether you’re a young adult just starting your career, a

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May Is National Elder Law Month: What All Older Americans Need To Know

May Is National Elder Law Month: What Seniors Need To Know

National Elder Law Month is a period of time when there is a renewed focus on the legal tools and services that older Americans need. This focus began in 1963 when President John F. Kennedy, along with the National Council of Senior Citizens, established the month as “Senior Citizens Month.” Since that time, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys has maintained May as a time to provide education about legal services and support available to seniors.

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