What Happens to Your Pet When You Die? How to Plan for Them Now

The pet industry has grown three times in size since 1996. In fact, 44 percent of Millennials report that they are unsure if they want to have children, so they are often getting pets instead. Pets are a lot like children for many people. That means th …


How to Transfer a Vehicle without Probate

We sometimes get inquiries about how to transfer a vehicle without going through probate.  In some cases, the only asset that the deceased person owned is the vehicle. In these situations, Florida law allows the certificate of title to be transferred t …


Thirteen Estate Planning Tips for beneficiaries with Special Needs

Estate planning for individuals that have children or other types of beneficiaries with disabilities is wrought with extra layers of complexity. Those individuals are usually primary caretakers for their loved ones and worry about who will take care of …


5 Things You Can Do Today to Protect Your Child’s Future

For many people, protecting their children’s future is a big part of why they are engaging in estate planning. However, you may be unsure of the best methods to use to protect your children best and provide for them for years to come. Is a will the bes …


What to do With Your Digital Life Before You Die in Real Life

The digital age has brought a few difficulties to estate planning and causing a traditional will to possibly fall short. Social media sites, email accounts, and photo archives now hold pictures, memories, and messages that are not available in a tangib …


What You Should Do After a Loved One Dies

The loss of a loved one creates many questions. For some, it is the actual reason for the death, for others, it is more focused on what your next steps should be. Moving on from losing someone you love is often a slow and labored process. You will neve …


Seniors Often Must Fight for Medicare Home Health Benefits

Medicare is mandated to cover your home health benefits with no limit on the time you are covered. Unfortunately, few Medicare beneficiaries get the level of service they are entitled to and many find their services cut off prematurely. Getting these b …


The 3 Reasons Why People Do Estate Planning

Whether you are leaving a huge financial windfall behind for your offspring or a smaller monetary account, it is important to create an estate plan which allows greater control, privacy and security of your legacy. Estate planning is defined (according …


Business Owners: 4 Reasons Why You Should Have an Exit Plan in Place

Sales, marketing, and keeping up with daily personnel issues always seem to be at the forefront of every business owner’s mind. However, long-term planning should be on your to-do list as well. Part of that planning is creating an exit plan or a succes …


5 Tips for if You’ve Been Designated the Executor of an Estate

Losing a loved one is never easy, but it can be even more challenging when you have also been named as the executor of their estate. It is difficult, but you often need to put your emotions aside to be able to make good decisions regarding your loved o …