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It is possible that a growing elderly population in the U.S., could lead to a shortage of caregivers available to assist the elderly. A couple of very large problems are looming on the horizon for the U.S., because of an increasingly aging population that is living longer on average than... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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Criminal scammers like to target seniors because they are often easier for them to fool. Most people have probably been the victim of a scam of some sort. Even if it was a benign scam, like someone tricking us into believing something that is false, it still counts as being... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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If you look around your home, you can probably find a lot of items that are precious to you that your kids would prefer not to receive as part of their inheritances. One of the smaller but significant mistakes in estate planning is when parents make assumptions about what items... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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Harper Lee preferred to live a quiet life removed from the public eye, but her estate is drawing attention. Harper Lee is among a handful of American writers, including JD Salinger and Thomas Pynchon, who have preferred to live private lives. Other writers crave publicity, but Lee was different. Controversies... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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Actor John Mahoney recently passed away while in hospice care. He left behind an estate that is worth millions, with many possible heirs. Actor John Mahoney had a long and distinguished career as an actor in a variety of roles. He was best known for his award-winning work on the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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The wealthy owner of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, Tom Benson, recently passed away. His will makes it clear that he no longer got along with his daughter and her children. A couple of years ago, one of the biggest stories in elder law was Tom Benson. He was... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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One of the most important things that you need to know if you have a will, is when to review and make changes. It is likely that you will experience many changes in your life throughout your adult years. Those changes will not only be personal, such as getting married... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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Estate planning for assets that are unique, such as antiques, artwork or collectibles requires special attention and care. When planning for your estate it is important to know the value of your assets. That way you can make sure everything is distributed between your family members in the proportions you... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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Even if the recent tax law changes do not change the impact of the estate tax on your estate, there are other reasons to review your estate plan now. Much of the estate planning talk about the recent large tax law changes has focused on the implications of the changes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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Despite high volatility and cautions from financial advisors, cryptocurrencies continue to grow in popularity. That can make estate planning difficult. Most financial advisors surveyed on the subject, say they would advise their clients not to invest in cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. The markets for these and other digital... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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People often think they can wait until they retire to make plans for their estates. However, it is very likely that people will need plans before then. Americans generally like to drag their feet when it comes to estate planning. They always think they can wait until they get a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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A new study suggests that retired Americans are not running out of money. The conventional wisdom is that when people retire, they will slowly spend down the money they saved for retirement. If they live long enough, they will eventually run out of retirement savings. This happens in many cases.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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It can be very expensive for families to provide the care needed for elderly parents. Sometimes living in the wrong state can make things worse. In recent years, the costs of providing care for the elderly has skyrocketed. The rising costs have put extreme pressure on the finances of many... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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The estate of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez, who was accused of murdering three people, has been complicated to settle. Another lawsuit has now been filed in the case. The Aaron Hernandez case has not been the easiest estate case to follow. Hernandez, who was a former NFL player, committed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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Americans are purchasing far fewer life insurance policies than they did a few decades ago. The reasons for the decline are not clear. Life insurance can be a key tool in estate planning. This is because it is a way to provide cash to families who might need it, especially... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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Estate litigation occurs for a variety of reasons. However, experts can often predict what types of litigation will become more popular. At the heart of most estate litigation cases is some sort of family grievance. There are other reasons for litigating over an estate. However, family issues are by far... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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Court records show that in the months prior to committing his crimes, the Parkland school shooter was attempting to access the inheritance that his mother left for him. If the victims and their families of the Parkland, FL school shooting are going to receive restitution, it will most likely have... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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It is a good idea to set aside some money for your funeral, so that someone else does not have to pay for it. The ongoing opioid crisis reveals how not doing so can cause financial problems for governments. On any given day, someone in the U.S. passes away and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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An internal government audit has found that Social Security is underpaying many widows and widowers, because it is failing to adequately inform them of their options. One of the most important and difficult decisions people must make when they are considering retirement is when to start taking Social Security benefits.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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If you want to plan in advance for your own funeral so that your family does not have to make the arrangements, one of the questions to consider is whether or not you should also pay in advance. The answer might depend on your expected Medicaid needs. In general, it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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Some people think that scientists are not far away from creating the technology that will let human beings live forever. However, do not let that hope delay your estate planning. Considering how many people delay getting estate plans, it might seem like the consensus is that most of us will... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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If there are things that you are hoping to do before you pass away, let your doctor know so that the doctor can better develop your treatments. An unfortunate reality of modern medical care is that doctors do not always have the time or inclination to get to know their... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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Family business owners who would like to leave a charitable legacy behind when they pass away have a unique way that they can do so. They can donate some of their business interests to charity without affecting their own lifestyles very much. As people get wealthier, their estate planning goals... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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One of the unintended consequences of the new federal tax law, is that it makes enormous tax savings possible for those willing and able to get creative with trust formation. If you have read anything about the recently passed tax cuts President Trump signed, you have probably read that a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law
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Families that provide care for elderly relatives face large expenses. There are a few tax breaks that can help to defray some of the costs. When it comes to caring for its elderly population, the U.S. has begun to enter something of a crisis zone. Many people are aware of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2018 at Orlando Estate & Elder Law