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What Is A Florida Elder Law Attorney?

What Is A Florida Elder Law Attorney? | Florida Estate and Elder Law Attorney Barry D. Siegel at The Siegel Law Group, P.A

As people age, they often face new legal issues such as health care concerns, long-term care planning, adult guardianship, retirement issues, Social Security, Medicaid planning and other important matters. A Florida Elder Law Attorney advocates for aging adults and their families. Older adults often have unique issues that they did not have when they were younger and want to age with dignity and respect. What Is An Elder Law Attorney? Elder Law Attorneys handle the financial and Estate Planning legal issues that affect older adults, their caretakers and their families. Elder Law Attorneys have experience handling the sensitive and often stressful emotional...

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What Is An Advanced Healthcare Directive?

What Is An Advanced Healthcare Directive? | Florida Estate and Elder Law Attorney Barry D. Siegel at The Siegel Law Group, P.A

Making decisions about your healthcare wishes if you are seriously injured or ill and end-of-life care is difficult for everyone. Whether you are young or old, serious illness or injury can strike at any time. It is not something that anyone looks forward to doing, but making decisions about your healthcare if you are incapacitated and end-of-life wishes is an essential part of any comprehensive Estate Plan. Talking through your Advanced Healthcare Directive options with an Estate Planning Attorney can help to determine what steps you can take to plan for these possibilities, communicate your wishes and protect your family...

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When Should I Change My Power of Attorney

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Power of Attorney is one of the most important tools in your estate plan. When you designate someone to have Power of Attorney, you grant them legal control to make decisions on your behalf, when you are unable to make those decisions. The person who you name as your power of attorney has an overriding legal obligation (known as a fiduciary duty) to make decisions that are in your best interests. This is not the same as “medical power of attorney,” which would be more in line with your medical needs and decisions at that time. Reasons to Change My Power...

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Planning For Your Incapacity

Seeking estate planning in case of incapacity? The Siegel Law Group can assist your family. Get in touch today by calling (561) 955-8115 for a free consultation or browse our website for more information. Most people prepare wills and trusts to plan for their death. But what happens if you become seriously ill, or injured, but you don’t pass away? Who will take care of you and your affairs? How can you make sure that you have the help you need and can trust? It’s advisable to discuss planning for incapacity with an experienced estate planning...

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