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My Special Needs Child is Turning 18 – How Do I Prepare?

My Special Needs Child is Turning 18 – How Do I Prepare? It is a milestone in every parent’s life when a child turns 18. The child is now an adult, and while many responsibilities now shift from the parent to the child, parents still want to be involved in helping their young adult make Read More

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Special Needs Community and Their Advocates Win Again

Special Needs Community and Their Advocates Win Again As a proud member of The Special Needs Alliance I follow closely the changes that affect my special needs clients. One of the most satisfying changes to see was the one shared this month in the Alliance Newsletter, The Voice. This change in the law, correcting an Read More

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Securing Your Assets, Healthcare and Legacy in 2017

Securing Your Assets, Healthcare and Legacy in 2017 It’s your life and legacy. Help ensure your loved ones aren’t overtaxed and overburdened. Control: Your medical care if you become incapacitated Distribution of your assets Consequences to beneficiaries Here are 5 tips to secure your assets, healthcare and Legacy in 2017: 1. Create or Update Your Read More

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Do I need a will or a living trust? What are the differences?

Do I need a will or a living trust? What are the differences? Living trusts are useful estate planning tools, and they have an important place in many people’s estate plans. If you find anyone of the following benefits appealing, then a living trust may be appropriate for you. Benefit #1: No Probate. When a Read More

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Planning and Caring for a Loved One Diagnosed with MS

Planning and Caring for a Loved One Diagnosed with MS Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disabling disease of the central nervous system that interferes with the brain’s ability to send information to the body. The symptoms are varying and no two people have the exact same symptoms. Diagnosis can be difficult and some people can Read More

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When a Child Legally Becomes an Adult: A Parent’s Right to Stay Informed

When a Child Legally Becomes an Adult: A Parent’s Right to Stay Informed When your child was under the age of 18, and before he or she became an adult in the eyes of the law, it was easy to get information from their school, teacher, the school nurse, and to speak to your child’s Read More

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Understanding Florida ABLE Accounts (Achieving a Better Life Experience)

Understanding Florida ABLE Accounts (Achieving a Better Life Experience) Understanding Florida ABLE Accounts (Achieving a Better Life Experience) Beginning on July 1st, Florida special needs persons can now open ABLE accounts. These accounts were authorized in December of 2014, when President Obama signed The Stephen Beck, Jr. Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, a Read More

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Overcoming Challenges When Your Elderly Parent Doesn’t Want to Sign a Power of Attorney

Overcoming Challenges When Your Elderly Parent Doesn’t Want to Sign a Power of Attorney Adult children of elderly parents often tell me they are worried that mom or dad will become unable to manage their finances, or handle other common day to day transactions, but the parent refuses to sign a durable power of attorney. Read More

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May is elder law month!

May is elder law month! May is Elder Law Month! One of the ongoing issues with the elderly in Florida is the aggressive scammers working hard to steal away assets from those who have worked years to save. You have to be aggressive yourself to protect your assets and identify! In celebration of May being Elder Law Month Read More

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National Health Care Decision Day

National Health Care Decision Day April 16th is National Health Care Decision Day, but any day is a good day to consider who would make a health care decision for you in the event you do not have the ability to make it yourself. If a physician believe that you do not have the ability Read More

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  • "In October 2009, my fiancé (and future wife) and I wanted to have estate documents prepared. Upon the recommendation of friends, we contacted an elder law firm in Sarasota, FL. We were assigned to Teresa K. Bowman, an estate planning and elder law attorney. Over the course of several months, she helped us to develop and refine our documents to our exact specifications and requirements, with our complete satisfaction. During the next few years, various modifications to our documents were required, and she helped us to implement these changes, always with absolute professionalism and precision, and with a warm, friendly manner. Incidentally, Teresa Bowman, serving in the role of Justice of the Peace, presided over our wedding ceremony in May, 2010. It was the first wedding ceremony she had ever performed, so we trust that it is just as memorable an event for her as it was for us. In 2014, when Teresa Bowman established her own Estate Planning and Elder Law practice, we, of course, transferred our accounts to her new firm. She has since implemented additional modifications to our estate documents, with the same high level of service that we have come to expect and appreciate. We would have absolutely no reservations in recommending Teresa Bowman and her firm to anyone who has need of the services she renders." - Robert G. and Judith L. Hores

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    I have been lucky enough to work with Teresa and her team with several clients and find her service and advise to be consistently of the highest of standards. She is a pleasure to deal with and nothing is ever too much trouble for her. I cannot recom...

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    rob galkoff

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    Teresa is easy to talk to and is understanding of the situation brought to her. I would highly recommend her for your legal representative.

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    Theresa Wheeler

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    Teresa and Paula have been helping us with setting up a POA and all of our mother’s paperwork and will be filing for Medicaid for her for us. They really are very helpful and explain things in laymen’s terms.

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    Beth Williams

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    Great team to work with. Questions answered in layman's terms!

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    Rita Zuchelli

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    Teresa Bowman and her entire team were very easy and pleasurable to work with. Every question was answered in an non-condescending manner and discussed thoroughly in layman's terms.

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