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Coral Springs, Florida, How can I avoid foreclosure?

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ moratorium is scheduled to expire on September 1st, that is unless the order is extended again, which means many homeowners could be losing their homes if they cannot come up with a way to make their mortgage payments.…
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Coral Springs, Florida, What will happen to my 401(k) if I die but have a will?

If you opted to set up a retirement account (i.e. a 401(k) retirement plan) through your employer so that one day, you can discontinue working and retire, you should have been prompted to select a beneficiary, or a person you assign to receive…
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South Florida Teachers Returning to School Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic Should Consider Getting a Living Will

Although some schools will not be requiring their teachers to return to their classrooms just yet as COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Florida, there are some schools that are expecting their teachers to return and prepare for the 2020-2021…
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Coral Springs, Florida, How Long is a Will Valid?

Given that you had a Florida estate planning lawyer with years of study, training, and experience help you to write it up, your will shall be valid up until the time you change it or revoke it. A common question many people interested in…
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How much does long-term care cost?

When creating your estate plan (i.e. planning for the future), there are a plethora of things you are going to want to include in it, especially a plan for how you are going to afford long-term care in the event you need it. While nobody wants…
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Life Insurance and How it Works

One of the more common ways an individual can begin planning for their future is by purchasing a life insurance policy. Life insurance is set up similar to how other insurance policies are as you are required to make payments toward a premium,…
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Creating an Estate Plan When You Have Minor Children

Estate planning is a very important process all individuals should go through to ensure their end-of-life wishes are carried out according to their terms. While many put off estate planning until they reach a certain age or acquire certain assets,…
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Revocable Trusts: What are they and do I need one?

The COVID-19 pandemic has people all across the U.S. questioning many things that were once never a concern to them. Who will make medical decisions for me if I become incapacitated? Is it too early for me to write up a will? What will happen…
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How to Choose a Medical Power of Attorney

Although many states have begun to relax COVID-19 restrictions, including Florida, the virus is still very much alive and affecting the lives of both the young and old. Each day, cases continue to rise as does the death toll. With so much uncertainty…
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Estate Planning Documents that Should be Reviewed and Revised Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Although estate planning attorneys have always encouraged individuals to revisit their estate planning documents regularly to ensure they are accurate and up to date, many put off the task as they feel they have plenty of time to make the necessary…
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Can I create an estate plan or modify an existing one remotely?

As a result of the rise in coronavirus cases in Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a statewide stay at home order that requires Floridians to remain at home unless they must seek medical attention or need to visit a local essential business.…
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What is a power of attorney and why do I need one?

When you’re planning with the end in mind as many people now are as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the things you should consider including in your plan is your power of attorney. A power of attorney is a legal document that “gives…