Category Archives: Will Execution
How can I provide a bright future for my grandchildren?
Estate planning addresses many areas, and one of its most important functions is to create opportunities and security for the ones you love. There are a number of ways to take what you have and protect it so that your family’s younger generations will have the best opportunities available to them. If you are… Read More »
A reflection of life, and your assets
The “American Dream” means different things to different people. For some, their ultimate goals are to have a successful and productive career, maybe start and maintain a business. Maybe climbing the corporate ladder, maybe simply doing a good job with their job day in and day out. For others, it often means starting a… Read More »
Should I choose one of my children to be executor of my will?
Choosing the right executor of your will is just as important as creating the will itself. The role of the executor is to manage your estate and make sure that your final wishes are carried out. The person you choose needs to be able to handle these responsibilities. Many people choose one of their… Read More »
Your future is uncertain, but planning for it can put you at ease
As Benjamin Franklin once said centuries ago, there are only two certainties in life – death and taxes. The line still rings true today. Although we all know that our taxes are due on or near April 15 of each year, no one knows the day they will die. With that in mind, the… Read More »
What is the role of a power of attorney regarding a living will?
We never know when a sickness or accident may strike. That’s life. That is why having a living will is so important. The purpose of a living will is to provide instructions to medical professionals and your family and loved ones on how to proceed in the event of an illness or injury that… Read More »
How can I make sure that my final health decisions are met?
It is commonly said that you never know when your time is up, and that no one is guaranteed tomorrow. Although we do not intend to make light of anyone’s health, the fact is that in today’s world anything can happen, including accidents, injuries or illnesses, that may strike a victim without warning. It… Read More »
Understanding the importance of a living will
Contrary to what the name suggests, a living will is not actually a will. It is actually a healthcare directive which is designed to dictate a person’s wishes if he or she becomes unable to communicate. It is generally designed for instances when an injury or illness leaves a person permanently unconscious or while… Read More »
What advantages can a living will provide?
An estate plan should usually include different types of documents that establish all of a testator’s final wishes. And, while wills and trusts usually form the foundation of a good estate plan, there are other equally important documents that could be considered. One type of document that can provide specific estate planning advantages is… Read More »
Tips for using a power of attorney for one’s financial assets
A power of attorney can become a critical tool if someone in Florida becomes incapacitated. That’s because POAs can be used for both medical and financial purposes and can help a testator when they really need it the most. Just like making health decisions, the ability to make financial choices for the testator is… Read More »
What components are essential for a valid will?
Most Florida residents know that a valid will is an essential foundation of a good estate plan. That’s because an expertly prepared will can go a long way to protect assets and ensure that the testator’s final wishes are properly carried out. But what specific requirements must be included in a will in order… Read More »