Blog 2017-10-09T15:59:23+00:00
812, 2017

What Is A Power Of Attorney?

A power of attorney is a legal document in which a person creating it (referred to as the "principal") delegates authority for legal decisions to be made by another (referred [...]

812, 2017

What Is A Will?

A will is a written document that controls the disposition of a person's property at that person's death. Each state sets their own formal requirements in order for a will [...]

712, 2017

Elder Law Medicaid Planning For Long Term Care People Need Long Term Care And It’s Expensive

One of the greatest fears of older Americans is that they may end up in a nursing home. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than [...]

712, 2017

What Is A Trust?

A trust is a fiduciary relationship where a trustee is tasked with investing, protecting and managing property as well as the income that the property generates for a beneficiary. There [...]

712, 2017

General Overview Of Revocable And Irrevocable Trusts

One way to think about a trust is that the trust itself is a book of instructions. A grantor authors the trust, and provides instructions concerning the use of the [...]

111, 2017

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 [...]

111, 2017

IRS Releases 2018 Inflation Adjustments To Tax Provisions

The 2018 tax year annual inflation adjustments, which affect more than 50 tax provisions, have been announced by the Internal Revenue Service. Revenue Procedure 2017-58 (Oct. 19, 2017). Here is [...]

111, 2017

Ten Reasons For Updating Your Estate Plan

Your plan hasn’t been updated to take into account the never-ending Estate Tax changes. Currently a single person can leave up to $5.49 million, and a married couple can [...]

108, 2017

How do you want to leave your inheritance?

It seems like few families realize the options available to them when planning for their estate.  There are many ways to consider leaving an inheritance to a loved one. Here [...]

2407, 2017

Avoid Common Estate Planning Mistakes

If you are like many of our neighbors here in Winter Garden, Florida, you may have an existing revocable living trust that was drafted years ago and never reviewed or [...]

607, 2017

Why Long Term Care Planning Matters

Many of our friends and neighbors in the Winter Garden area fail to plan for their long term care.  Unfortunately, failing to plan for this stage of life can have [...]