Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Blog


Medicaid Planning Case Manager joins Elder Law Board
Medicaid Planning Case Manager joins Elder Law Board
November 7, 2002

Case Manager Deeanna Farrington, MSW, has joined the Elder Law Foundation Board of Directors. The Elder Law Foundation’s goal is is to provide families, free of charge, a 24-hour bridge of continuous emergency care when a sole caretaker experiences a…

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Florida law broadens spouse’s elective share
Florida law broadens spouse’s elective share
October 1, 2001

Under Florida law a surviving spouse can elect to receive 30% of the deceased spouse’s estate. As of October 1, 2001, the categories of assets on which this “elective share” is based are broadened. Additional categories of assets computed for…

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