Viewing 1 - 16 out of 52 posts


1 2 3 4

What to expect during an estate planning consultation

What to expect during an estate planning consultation When you make an appointment to meet with a Florida estate planning attorney to discuss creating new, or updating older estate planning documents, several Read More

The Florida probate process for formal administration vs summary administration

Sarasota elder law attorney explains Florida probate rules Florida elder law attorney Teresa K. Bowman has been assisting residents of Sarasota County with preparing for the future for two decades. When Read More

Medicaid Eligibility Requirements for 2024

Medicaid Eligibility Requirements for 2024 Every year around January, new federal guidelines are released by the Centers for Medicare andMedicaid Services (CMS). The following are new numbers as it applies to Read More

Florida life planning services helps elderly

“Getting old is not for the faint of heart”. This quote is attributed to Mae West who lived to be 87 years old, a fairly old age for 1980, the Read More

Is it Time for an Estate Planning Checkup?

As the year moves into fall and 2024 looms closer, it may be a good time to consider an estate planning checkup before the year ends.  A thorough review of Read More

Rules on gifting money to family

Florida elder law attorney answers common questions on tax savings with financial gifts As we enter the holiday season, most of us begin thinking about giving gifts to those we love. Read More

The role of the Geriatric Care Manager in Long Term Care

As an elder law attorney, a large number of clients retire to Florida leaving behind family in other states. While the retirement lifestyle is certainly great in Florida, the problem Read More

Developmental Disabilities Awareness: 5 Ways to Protect Special Needs Family and Friends

Caring for a loved one with special mental, physical, or emotional needs can be scary and stressful. Special needs law is constantly improving to provide protective resources for the special Read More

The Brief History of the VA

I love history and a years ago as I was searching through the VA website, 1 I came across thefascinating history of the VA. Who knew that while our nation Read More

What Advance Medical Directives Should I Have in Place If I’m Concerned About COVID-19?

Though it’s always been true, the COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the point that a debilitating medical condition can strike without warning. Whether you’re fighting the coronavirus or are incapacitated Read More

How Can I Create Estate Planning Documents During the Pandemic?

Even in its first few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic caused many people to examine or reassess what is most important to them. The need to prepare in case of an Read More

Understanding How COVID-19 May Have Affected the Value of Your Estate

The economic and personal upheaval triggered by the COVID-19 outbreak is likely to warrant a review of your estate plan, no matter how thorough you think it is. As Americans Read More

Dear Estate Planning Clients:

We are aware of the current fear and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) especially for our older clientele, and our younger clients who fear passing the virus to older or Read More

What is in a letter of intent and Why is it Important?

If you are a parent of a special needs child, minor or adult, and you want to make sure your child’s care, and day to day life continues with as Read More

What Does It Mean to Be an Elder Law Attorney?

As we age, changes to our body, our health, our financial picture, and our family is ever-evolving. When we were young, we didn’t worry about infirmity, incapacity, or how we Read More

Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Incapacity- What’s the Difference?

Getting a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s can be devastating for a family.  In the past people were just labeled “old” or “forgetful”. It wasn’t discussed much as I remember Read More

Viewing 1 - 16 out of 52 posts


1 2 3 4