Have you been putting off the creation of your estate plan because you never seem to have the time and/or money to get it done? If so, you are hardly alone. Over half of all Americans don’t have an estate plan in place despite understanding the importance of having one. One mistake you do not [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Estate Planning Attorneys Warn Against the Use of DIY Documents appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Most people have at least a vague idea of what Medicaid is and what type of benefits the Medicaid program offers to those who are eligible. Unless you have participated in the program before, however, you may find that much of what you believe about the program is not rooted in fact. As you get [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Medicaid Planning Top 5 Medicaid Myths appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
For most people, a Last Will and Testament serves as the foundation for their initial estate plan. If you are just now getting around to creating and executing your first Will, you undoubtedly have a number of important decisions to make during the creation of that Will. Naturally, you will be focusing on the distribution [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Estate Planning Attorneys Explain the Importance of Choosing the Right Executor 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.
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 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.
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.