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Does a Revocable Living Trust Protect my Property from Creditors?

A revocable trust does not protect your assets from creditors. You are the grantor, you set up the trust. You are the…

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Do I Need an Attorney for Estate Planning?

Do you have to have an attorney? No. Do you want to have one? Yes. An attorney’s going to take things and…

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Do I Need a Living Will, Health Care Proxy and Power of Attorney?

  I think everybody over the age of 18 needs to have a durable power of attorney, in case something happens, somebody…

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What are my Options if my Spouse Goes into a Nursing Home?

Can they transfer all their assets to me and apply for medicaid? Yes, here in the state of Florida, a husband and…

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Do I Need to Give Away My Assets for my Spouse to Enter a Nursing Home?

No, not at all. Here in the state of Florida a husband and wife are not responsible for the medical bills of…

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If I Name Beneficiaries for my Bank Accounts, Do I Have to Include Them in my Will?

Do you have to? No. Is it a good idea to? Yes, most definitely. What happens if the funds in that bank…

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If I Become Incapacitated, Will I Need a DPOA If I Have a Living Trust?

If a person’s incapacitated and has a revocable trust, you still want to make sure you have that durable power of attorney….

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If a Person Lives Out of The Area, Can They Still be Named an Executor of a Will?

  Yes. When you’re creating your will and you’re naming your personal representative (executor), if they are related to you, they can…

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Can Medicaid Take our House for Reimbursement?

If theMedicaid Planning process is done properly, no they will not be able to take your Homestead property. Homestead here in Florida is…

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How Vulnerable is a Home to a Lawsuit?

Here in Florida, we have something called homestead. If your house, if that house is your homestead, it is protected from creditors…

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