Monthly Archives: October 2018

Second Marriage Estate Planning

Among probate lawyers, Florida is affectionately known as "probate heaven."  This is due to the large number of retirees in Florida and to Florida's complex and sometimes burdensome probate laws.  For the clients of those lawyers, however, the probate process brings to mind a different biblical destination. Most probates could be easily resolved or altogether [...]

By | 2018-10-16T21:35:01+00:00 October 16th, 2018|

VA Pension Rule Changes 2018

On September 18, the Veterans Administration (VA) published new rules that make it more difficult to qualify for this important benefit. For example, any gifts that you made in the past 36 months, either to a family member or to an irrevocable trust, would be penalized. Likewise, an investment in an annuity would also be [...]

By | 2018-10-04T20:57:44+00:00 October 4th, 2018|