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The differences between a guardian and a conservator

If you are ever named a guardian or conservator in Colorado, you need to know what the responsibilities are so that you don't make any mistakes. These are important legal positions that should be taken seriously. These legal positions are appointed by the court when another person is unable to physically or mentally care for themselves. It is possible for one person to be appointed to both a guardian or conservator by the court.

Have you considered the many benefits of estate planning?

Estate plans can serve many purposes, and you may have unique goals that you want your plan to achieve. However, you may also wonder how you can make sure that your plan includes the details that are important to you and your family. Fortunately, the tools involved with estate planning are diverse and can help you and others address many areas of concern.

Does your will comply with Florida law?

If you are ready to draft a will, it's important that it meets the requirements under Florida law so it has a better chance of holding up in court if it's challenged. Many people make the mistake of thinking a will created in another state will automatically be valid when they move to Florida.

Tips for transferring a power of attorney

A power of attorney is one of the most important legal positions you need to fill when creating your will and estate plan. You should review your estate plan every so often to make sure the person chosen is still alive or still in your life. Today, we will take a look at how you can transfer a power of attorney to a different person after you've already named them in your estate plan.