You have undoubtedly been told by well-meaning friends and family member about the importance of having an estate plan in place – even if that estate plan consists of nothing more than a Last Will and Testament. Unfortunately, however, no one has taken the time to explain to you why having an estate plan is [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Probate Attorneys Explain Intestate Succession appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
You know how important it is to have an estate plan in place; however, you have yet to find the time and/or money to gets started on your plan. Like many people in the new electronic age, you wonder why you cannot simply solve your problem by using “Do-It-Yourself” documents you found on the internet. [ ] The post Vero Beach Estate Planning Attorneys Warn Against Using DIY Wills and Trusts appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
If you have an estate plan in place, you are doing better than the majority of Americans. Surveys tell us that over half of all Americans have yet to create an estate plan, despite understanding the importance of having one in place. Creating your initial estate plan is only step one though. Reviewing and revising [ ] The post Vero Beach Elder Law Attorneys Urge Seniors to Update Estate Plans appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
If you have a parent, or other loved one, who is enjoying their “Golden Years,” it is in their best interest for you to learn more about the growing problem of elder abuse in the United States. Sadly, as the nation’s older population continues to explode, the rate at which elder abuse occurs appears to [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Elder Law Attorneys Offer Tips to Prevent Elder Abuse appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
The loss of a family member or other loved one is typically followed by a period of grief during which the last thing you likely want to focus on is the legalities of the decedent’s death. If, however, you were named as the Executor of the estate in the decedent’s Last Will and Testament, you [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Probate Attorneys Common Steps Involved in Probating an Estate appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Sadly, not everyone respects and honors their elders in the United States – or in most other countries for that matter. In fact, some unscrupulous criminals actually target older individuals because they tend to be more vulnerable and are easier to victimize. Whether you are a senior yourself, or the loved one of an older [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Elder Law Attorneys Offer Tips to Avoid Becoming the Victim of Scammers appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
For most people, a Last Will and Testament serves as their primary estate planning document. While a Will can dispose of your entire estate when you are gone, your estate plan can – and should – accomplish more than just the distribution of your estate assets. To achieve some of your additional estate planning goals [ ] The post Vero Beach Estate Planning Attorneys Explain How a Trust Works appeared first on Kulas Law Group.