Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Blog


beneficiaries
The perils of outdated beneficiary designations
February 23, 2017

“But I just want a simple will!” “I’m not rich!” That’s how some new clients respond when our attorneys ask to see a list of their assets and how they are owned (titled). We make the same request when we…

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Life Insurance
Insurance companies doing business in Florida: Ignorance is no longer bliss
May 7, 2016

Life insurance can play a useful role in many people’s estate plans. It can provide replacement dollars for pension and Social Security income for a surviving spouse, or provide a guaranteed inheritance amount to beneficiaries, such as a spouse or…

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Marriage
Getting remarried? Be sure to protect your children from your prior marriage
March 21, 2016

If you’re remarrying later in life, you may gain more than a new spouse. You may also gain a new, bigger family: your spouse’s children. You may have your own grown children, too. Hopefully, everyone will get along beautifully. But…

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