Tagged: powers of attorney
Woman With Down Syndrome Wants Out Of Guardianship
November 6, 2012
…Guardianships are meant to protect the interests of individuals who are not capable of doing so themselves. However, determining which people really are not able to make decisions for themselves may not be straightforward. Many cases in Florida and elsewhere may be subjective and will depend upon interpretation. There are many instances when the ward does not believe he or she requires a guardianship.
As Parents Age, Preparation Is In Order
March 30, 2012
…More than 42 million individuals provided daily care for an adult family member in 2009, according to data published by the American Association of Retired Persons. Nearly 62 million more provided at least some care throughout the year.
That number will likely continue to grow as baby boomers age. So what can children do now to protect the long-term interests of themselves and their loved ones?
Don’t Let Seemingly Complicated Estate Planning Prevent You From Making A Plan
January 20, 2012
…Only 45 percent of Americans today have a will. So many Americans and folks in Florida lack estate planning because many people put off estate planning and because many people overcomplicate estate planning decisions to the point where a plan is not created. While estate planning can be complicated, it does not have to be.
Estate Planning Not Just For Seniors And Wealthy
January 13, 2012
…When it comes to hearing words like “wills”, “trusts”, and “estate planning”, many people think of older individuals and individuals with wealth. Those associations are misguided and it turns out that everyone can benefit from estate planning, even young people.
Young folks in Florida and elsewhere tend to have fewer assets because they are just getting started in life, but that does not mean that they cannot benefit from estate planning.