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Florida Nursing Homes Still Locked Down: When Can You Visit Your Loved One Again?
August 17, 2020

Our Florida elder law attorneys advise many families who have a loved one residing in a long-term care nursing facility. While the coronavirus pandemic has been disruptive and burdensome for everyone, it has created additional, brutal realities for these families….

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Super Lawyers 2020 Badge - Joseph S Karp
Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Lawyer Joseph Karp named 2020 Super Lawyer
July 31, 2020

Congratulations to our firm’s founder, Attorney Joseph S. Karp. Thomson Reuters has once again recognized Mr. Karp as a “Super Lawyer.” Super Lawyers are selected based on their expertise and contributions to their legal field, and the evaluations of their…

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Medicaid Spousal Allowance
Florida Medicaid Rules For The Well Spouse’s Income
July 20, 2020

Florida rules for long-term nursing care are complicated and are actually a combination of both state and federal regulations. Among the rules of great importance for married couples is the Minimum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance, or MMMNA. What is the…

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Florida cohabiting couples need legal plans to protect themselves, one another
June 18, 2020

Many of our clients “cohabit.” They are committed to one another and share a home, but are unwilling to marry, usually for legal and financial reasons. If this is your situation, for all intents and purposes you may consider yourselves…

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Valentine’s Get-Together
Valentine’s Get-Together
February 14, 2020

Karp Law Firm lawyers and staff shared some love on Valentine’s Day.  We gathered at Rocco’s Tacos in Palm Beach Gardens to enjoy tacos, guacamole and margaritas (it was the end of the day, so drinks allowed!). L-R: Steve and…

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Clients celebrate their 70th anniversary
Clients celebrate their 70th anniversary
January 18, 2020

Attorney Joseph Karp and his wife were privileged to attend Leonard and Florence Cohen’s 70th anniversary celebration on January 18, 2020. The Cohens are longtime clients and wonderful people. As they told guests, they fell in love instantly, eloped quickly……

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Karp Law Firm’s 2019 Holiday Party
Karp Law Firm’s 2019 Holiday Party
December 20, 2019

Karp Law Firm’s 2019 Holiday Party The Karp Law Firm attorneys and staff got together at the Capital Grille on December 20 to kick off the holiday season. We had a secret gift exchange and as usual, it was all…

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Panel Disucssion for Older Women, January 12
Panel Disucssion for Older Women, January 12
December 19, 2019

Hear Attorney Adele Harris of The Karp Law Firm and other panelists discuss issues of importance to older women at this January 12 event presented by the National Organization for Women.

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Karp Law Firm Donates to Food Drive
Karp Law Firm Donates to Food Drive
November 28, 2019

Attorneys and staff participated again in the annual Bill Brooks – Food For Families Drive. This year we beat our own record, collecting 401 pounds of food! The items were distributed to needy families prior to Thanksgiving. Big thanks to…

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Karp Law Firm at MorseLife Speakeasy Event
Karp Law Firm at MorseLife Speakeasy Event
November 15, 2019

Karp Law Firm at MorseLife Speakeasy Event MorseLife Health Services in West Palm Beach, Florida recently held a “Speakeasy”  to mark the launch of its new Hospice and Palliative Care program. Karp Law Firm Attorney Adele Harris, Case Manager Supervisor…

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