For most people, the primary motivation for creating an estate plan is to ensure that their estate assets are distributed according to their wishes after they are gone. A comprehensive estate plan, however, can accomplish a great deal more than just providing a road map for the distribution of assets. In fact, a well drafted [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Probate Attorneys Offer Tips for Probate Avoidance appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
The loss of a close family member is a time filled with heightened emotions that may include grief, sadness, anger, and even confusion. While all of these emotions are completely natural, and well-founded, you may also find suspicion among the emotions you are feeling after seeing the Last Will and Testament submitted to probate. If [ ] The post Can Probate Attorneys Help Me Contest a Will? appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Although you may not give it much thought, over the course of an average week you make thousands of decisions. Some of those decisions are relatively unimportant while others may have a significant impact on your life. Either way, you probably take the ability to make those decisions for yourself for granted – most of [ ] The post Vero Beach Estate Planning Attorneys Explain Advanced Directives appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
The average life expectancy of someone living in the United States has nearly doubled since the turn of the 20th century. Today, we can expect our parents and grandparents to live well into their 80s and beyond. While this means we can enjoy our older loved ones for much longer, it also increases the odds [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Elder Law Attorneys Explain Guardianship appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
For most people, the loss of a family member or close loved one is followed by a time of mourning and heightened emotions. For the person appointed to be the Executor of the estate, however, it can be a time when complex legal and financial issues must be resolved during the probate of the estate. [ ] The post Vero Beach Probate Attorneys Top 5 Probate Mistakes appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
If you are still several years away from your retirement years, and you have never before needed to qualify for Medicaid benefits, you may wonder why you keep hearing about the need to include Medicaid planning in your estate plan. You are not alone. Many people fail to understand the need to plan ahead for [ ] The post Vero Beach Medicaid Attorneys Explain the Need to Plan Ahead appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
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