Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Blog


COVID19 creates surge of interest in wills, health care documents
April 30, 2020

According to a 2020 survey conducted by caring.com, only 23% of American adults have a will, and only 6% have an advanced health care directive that will speak for them if they become incapacitated. The fear of succumbing to COVID19…

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Importance of Advance Directives, End-Of-Life Wishes Reflected in Barbara Bush’s Passing
April 18, 2018

Former First Lady Barbara Bush died at her Houston home on April 17, 2018, surrounded by her family. She had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart failure, and had been hospitalized multiple times in recent weeks. Following an Easter weekend in…

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When advance directives are ignored
April 15, 2017

When we discuss end-of-life wishes with clients, some clients say they want everything possible done to keep them alive, regardless of their physical condition or possible outcome. If they can hang on for a while longer, they reason, there might…

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