Why You Need a Designation of Health Care Surrogate

Having a Designation of Health Care Surrogate (sometimes referred to as a “Medical Power of Attorney”) is important because if you ever become incapacitated or unable to make decisions for yourself, this document will authorize a member of your family, or anyone you choose, to make medical decisions on your behalf.

Common Reasons Why People Put Off Estate Planning

Estate planning involves making decisions on who will inherit your estate upon your death. It also ensures that you and your assets are taken care of in the way you wish if you become disabled, and that your loved ones are cared for after your passing.

How to Manage A Loved One’s Money

Are you helping to manage an elderly loved one’s money?  For older parents, especially those with mental impairments such as Alzheimer’s and dementia, handling their money and paying bills is one of the first skills they lose.

We Weren’t Expecting THIS Kind of Traffic!

What started off as a typical Friday morning in our office quickly turned to excitement as a wheel flew off a semi traveling down Duval Street and crashed through one of our office windows!

Valuable Lessons from the Prince Estate

Valuable Lessons from the Prince Estate

The late Prince Rogers Nelson’s estate continues to make national news. Unfortunately, the reasons for this publicity are not positive and should serve as a strong cautionary tale for anyone who does not yet have good, state-specific estate planning in place.  While Prince’s failure to plan provides many valuable lessons, I believe the following two are the most important.