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May 2018 Archives

Florida woman claims imprisonment in case about guardianship

A woman in Florida has claimed that she was imprisoned in a guardianship case, according to a recent news report. This is not the first time an issue such as this has been in the news, as advocates claim that innocent residents of the state are being taken advantage of in the state's probate court system by their family members. The woman, who lives in Naples now, saw the issue begin back in 2016.

Important questions to ask when planning your estate

Important questions to ask when planning your estate.pngDo you have a will? Have you planned your estate yet? If not, you are putting not only yourself but also your dependents and spouse in a precarious situation should you become incapacitated or die. Too many people pass away without a will or other estate documents in place these days. You need to avoid this issue at all costs by asking the following questions when planning your estate in Florida.

Determining transition time for seniors moving to care facilities

Determining time frames to move elderly to care facilities.pngOne of the most difficult times in life is deciding when a senior citizen should move from one's dream retirement community in Florida to an assisted living facility. Many seniors will need to make this decision themselves, while others will have help from their spouses or adult children. Some seniors will reluctantly need to move to a facility due to the decline in their health.

Looking at the duties of a power of attorney

Looking at the duties of a power of attorney.pngThe power of attorney is one of the most important duties a person can be tasked with in life. If you are chosen as someone's power of attorney, you are given quite a bit of power, for lack of a better word. Your responsibilities are very important. Today, we will discuss the duties of a power of attorney in Fort Myers, Florida, so you know what to expect when chosen for this job.

Advice for choosing a power of attorney in Florida

Advice for choosing a power of attorney.pngThe power of attorney is one of the most important aspects of putting together your estate plan in Florida. No matter when you decide to plan your future, you need to pick a power of attorney. No estate plan is complete without a power of attorney and possibly even an alternate. Here are some important tips for choosing the right power of attorney for your estate plan in Fort Myers.