Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Blog


Renown Dementia Expert Coming To Florida
Renown Dementia Expert Coming To Florida
March 9, 2020

Dementia care expert Teepa Snow is making several presentations in our area this month. An occupational therapist with over 40 years of experience, Ms. Snow helps families and professionals understand how it feels to live with a neurodegenerative disorder. Her…

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Congress Considering Raising ABLE Account Age Threshold
December 16, 2018

In prior blog posts we told you about the ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) Act. The 2014 legislation allows individuals with qualifying disabilities to save in tax-advantaged accounts. The main advantage of the account is that it allows eligible…

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Tim Conway
With Comedian Tim Conway Incapacitated, A Familiar Family Drama Unfolds – Make Sure It Doesn’t Happen to You
October 7, 2018

On November 2 a Los Angeles judge is scheduled to decide who will serve as guardian for Tim Conway: His wife of 33 years, Charlene, or his daughter from his first marriage, Kelly Fusco. The case has been postponed until…

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IRS eases up on ABLE account regulations
December 9, 2015

As we reported earlier this year, Congress passed legislation in 2014 authorizing the establishment of tax-free ABLE accounts (acronym for “Achieving a Better Life Experience”). The ABLE program permits a disabled individual to maintain assets above $2,000, the current limit…

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ABLE Act allows people with disabilities to save and still keep government benefits
ABLE Act allows people with disabilities to save and still keep government benefits
February 11, 2015

The recently passed ABLE Act (“Achieving a Better Life Experience”) amends section 529 of the IRS code, allowing people with disabilities to save for the future and still be eligible for means-tested federal benefits. Prior to passage, special needs individuals…

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