Making informal payment to compensate a child for caregiver services can jeopardize a parent's future Medicaid eligibility. A Personal Service Contract, also known as a Personal Services Agreement, is
Don't wait until a crisis. Make sure your Florida Durable Power of Attorney for Property will be honored when your agent presents it to your financial institutions. What is a Florida Durable Power of
Effective Oct. 1, 2011, Florida lawchanges with respect to the Florida Durable Power of Attorney.The new lawbrings Florida statutes more in line with theUniform Power of Attorney Act as drafted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. A Durable Power of...
If you are admitting a parent, grandparent or other loved one into a long-term care nursing facility in Florida, chances are it's going to be an emotional time. For your loved one, and for you. You'll end up with a stack of papers in front of you that look awfully complicated. Th...
What is probate? Probate is the process by which the probate court supervises the distribution of a deceased person's assets. If the decedent had a will, it is filed with the probate court; the desig
If you are Floridian whose incapacitated spouse needs long-term nursing care, you undoubtedly want to do everything possible to help your spouse. At the same time, unless you're very wealthy or have good long-term care insurance, the cost of your spouse's care may be threatening ...
Don't Procrastinate The speed with which the disease will progress in any one individual is a question mark. So while you of course need time to adjust and make sense of this new reality, don't procr
Medicaid Lookback Periods Have Increased Eligibility criteria for Florida Medicaid benefits for long-term nursing home care have gotten much stricter. The look back period has increased from three ye
Time Requirements To be considered a Florida resident, you must reside here six months plus one day each year. However, the total amount of time need not be continuous. Florida Homestead Exemption If