Monthly Archives: January 2018

Termination Of The Power Of Attorney

When does a Power of Attorney terminate?   The authority of any agent under a Power of Attorney automatically ends when one of the following things happens: (1) the principal dies, (2) the principal revokes the Power of Attorney, (3) a court determines that the principal is totally or partially incapacitated and does not specifically [...]

By | 2018-06-27T01:33:30+00:00 January 31st, 2018|

What Are The Rights Of The Decedent’s Surviving Family?

The decedent’s surviving spouse and children may be entitled to receive probate assets from the decedent’s probate estate, even if the decedent’s will gives them nothing. Florida law protects the decedent’s surviving spouse and certain surviving children from total disinheritance.   For example, a surviving spouse may have rights in the decedent’s homestead real property. [...]

By | 2018-06-27T01:35:22+00:00 January 31st, 2018|

Dunegan Law Included In Best Law Firms Rankings

The Law Office of Stephen D. Dunegan, P.A. is pleased to announce that it has been selected in the Eighth Edition of the U.S. News and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" list. Firms that are included in this list are acknowledged for excellence in the profession, receiving consistently high ratings from peers and clients. It [...]

By | 2018-06-27T02:13:53+00:00 January 7th, 2018|

Guide To Medicaid Institutional Care Program In Florida

What is the Institutional Care Program (ICP)? The Institutional Care Program (ICP) is a Medicaid program that helps people in nursing facilities pay for the cost of their care plus provides general medical coverage. ICP eligibility is determined by the Department of Children and Families (DCF). In a nursing facility, patients pay for services through [...]

By | 2018-06-27T01:32:25+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|

SSI Related Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

Medicaid for low-income individuals who are either aged (65 or older) or disabled is called SSI Related Medicaid. The information below provides basic eligibility criteria. Some programs require additional criteria that are specific to that program. Aged, Blind or Disabled: an individual must be aged (65 or older) or, if under age 65, blind or [...]

By | 2018-06-27T01:32:25+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|