When Should You Revise Your Will?

Congratulations!! You’ve prepared yourself and your family for the future. Creating a Last Will and Testament (preferably in conjunction with a Revocable Trust and Advanced Directives) is a huge accomplishment. But even if you already have an estate plan, you’ll want to examine these documents periodically to make sure they continue to reflect your wishes.…

Is there a new addition to your family?

Ahhh, that fresh newborn baby smell. There’s nothing like it in the whole world. It makes you forget the sleepless nights, the thousandth diaper you’ve changed today, the crying that rattled your heart as you attempted to inhale that plate of food you called “lunch.” In the midst of caring for your newborn or young…

Alzheimer’s can happen to you

53. Fifty. Three. That’s how old country singer, Jay Allen’s, mother is. She is currently dealing with the early onset of Alzheimer’s Disease. See the beautiful video below of the song he wrote and dedicated to his mother aptly titled, “Blank Stares,” on stage at the Dubuque County Fair. Did you know that the youngest…

New Website Section!!

Even though she started with the firm almost a year ago, it took me some time to establish a section for our all-star paralegal, Stephany Lopez (probably because I had to read it a thousand times and make sure it was perfect, but also because we are just so incredibly busy working on our clients’…

Do you need to update your Will?

If you have completed your estate plan: GREAT JOB!!! You’re one step ahead of the curb.  But creating a great plan isn’t where it ends. Just like you go each year for a checkup with your doctor, you should revisit the plan you created and make sure it still applies to your current lifestyle, family…

Homestead Exemption After Death

January 1st marks the time to file or renew your Florida homestead exemption. Corrine Markey of The Seniors’s Answer has written a great article explaining the three main sections of Florida homestead laws.  Here are some of the important parts: It’s time to file or renew your Florida homestead exemption which takes place every year…

David Update

Playing with his choo choo this morning 😊 I’d like to thank you all for showing so much care and concern for my little boy. It was so moving to see a flood of prayers come our way. I am truly blessed to have so many people care for my little boy. THANK YOU! David…

The Worst Day of My Life

A small part of me died today.  There was nothing I could do but listen to the 911-operator tell me they would be there soon. The minutes felt like an eternity.  I later looked back to the length of the call: 6 minutes.  They were the longest 6 minutes in my life. Watching my 2-and-a-half-year-old…