Hopefully, you are aware of the need to have a comprehensive estate plan in place. That plan, however, should accomplish more than just directing the distribution of your estate assets after you are gone. In order for you to have any assets left to distribute, for example, you must protect the assets you acquire over [ ] The post Why Would I Need an Asset Protection Lawyer? appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Estate planning in the 21st century can be a complex, and complicated, endeavor. Often, the reason for the increased complexity of proper estate planning is due to the fact that divorce and remarriage are commonplace. Consequently, it is often necessary to protect and provide for a current spouse as well as for children from a [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Asset Protection Lawyer Urges Parents to Protect Children from a Previous Marriage appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Were you recently notified that a family member or close friend named you as the Trustee of a trust? If so, and this is the first time you have served as a Trustee, you are probably feeling a little confused and somewhat intimidated by the prospect of administering the trust. While these feelings and concerns [ ] The post Do I Need a Trust Administration Lawyer? appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Although a Last Will and Testament remains the most common estate planning document, trust agreements have gained in popularity to the point where they are a close second. When a trust works as planned it can help to accomplish a wide range of estate planning goals. For that to occur, the Trustee must administer the [ ] The post Vero Beach Trust Administration Lawyer Explains How to Remove a Trustee appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Nobody really wants to think about death, wills, and the probate process. Unfortunately, though, we all die eventually – and many of us will have at least some type of contact with probate at some point in our lives. Regardless of how your involvement with probate comes about, it’s important to know that you don’t [ ] The post Ten Reasons You Need a Probate Lawyer appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
If you’re thinking about estate planning in any serious sort of way, then chances are that you’ve considered a trust at some point in your deliberations. As living trusts have grown ever more flexible in their ability to meet a variety of estate planning needs, they’ve become essential components of many people’s long-term end-of-life and [ ] The post Seven Reasons You Need a Living Trust Lawyer appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
If you have a parent, or other elderly loved one, who is a resident at a nursing home and you are concerned about his/her quality of care, you may very well have reason to be. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is a prevalent – and growing – problem in the United States. Many of the facts and figures regarding abuse of the elderly in general are downright shocking, and certainly give loved ones of nursing home residents reason to be concerned about the possibility of their loved one suffering abuse or neglect. Of course, there are plenty of nursing homes that provide excellent care to the residents. If, however, you are concerned that your parent (or loved one) is being abused or neglected at a nursing home it may be time to consult with a nursing home lawyer. This is one of those times when the old adage “better safe than sorry” definitely applies. Elder Abuse Facts and Figures Abuse and neglect of the elderly is, unfortunately, not a new problem in the United States. It is, h