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Reasons Why You Should Consider Health Care Documents in Your Florida Estate Plan

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Reviewed by Mike Jorgensen, Esq. When was the last time you updated your Florida estate plan? Does your current planning reflect your important health care decisions and wishes? For example, in addition to your living will, are your medical care wishes detailed in the event of a serious accident or terminal illness? What about instructions… Read more »

2018 Elder Law Numbers

Written by Jill Burzynski Reviewed by Kara Evans   The 2018 Elder Law Numbers have been announced by the various government agencies which administer the programs.  They are as follows:   The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the new Medicare premiums, deductibles, and co-payments for 2018: Basic Part B premium: $134.00/month… Read more »

Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Florida

To download the official proclamation, please click here. The text of the proclamation: WHEREAS, Florida’s seniors are valued members of society, and it is our collective responsibility to ensure that they live safe lives; and WHEREAS, seniors should be treated with respect and dignity to enable them to continue to serve as leaders, mentors, volunteers,… Read more »

You want ME to sit in the Waiting Room?

Authored by Linda Chamberlain Reviewed by Walt Shurden It never ceases to amaze me how many clients show up with a friend, relative, or neighbor to meet with their attorney to discuss their legal documents. The client often meets about where they want their money to go upon their death. Sometimes about who they want… Read more »