Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Blog


How To Divide Your Assets Among Children- What's Really Fair?
How To Divide Your Assets Among Children: What’s Really “Fair”?
April 13, 2019

“That’s not fair!” What parent of youngsters hasn’t heard that countless times? It’s a complaint that doesn’t necessarily vanish when children are adults. In fact, depending on how they feel they’ve been treated in your estate plan, your kids may…

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Autism
Planning for your adult child with autism
April 7, 2016

April has arrived and with it, Autism Awareness Month. The Centers for Disease Control reports that the incidence of autism among school-age children is now one in 68, (up from 1 in 150 in the year 2000). Educational support for…

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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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What can an elder law attorney do for you?
May 21, 2012

Could you use help from a Florida Elder Law Attorney? To answer that question, we should probably start with an even more basic question: What the heck is elder law, anyway? Since May is National Elder Law Month, this is…

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How a Pooled Trust can help your disabled loved one
October 29, 2010

If you have a loved one with a disability and wish to provide for the individual without jeopardizing his/her access to vital government benefits – Medicaid or SSI, for example – you could set up an individual Special Needs Trust….

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