Elder Law


25

Jan 2017

How Do I Make a Living Will in Orlando?

A critical part of Florida estate planning is making arrangements for your health care in the event you become ill or otherwise incapacitated. In addition to naming a guardian to make healthcare decisions for you, it is also prudent to have a living will. Unlike a traditional will, which distributes your property after death, a living will refers to a set of instructions to your...

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25

Jan 2017

Choosing and Appointing a Guardian in Florida

One of the most challenging problems in Florida elder law is dealing with a relative who is no longer capable of making basic financial or personal care decisions for themselves. Florida provides a legal remedy for such cases–the creation of a guardianship. What Is a Guardian? In this context, a guardian is a person (or institution) appointed by a court to oversee the affairs of...

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10

Jan 2017

Common Questions About Making a Will in Orlando

Especially as you get older, you may find yourself thinking more and more about issues like making a will to ensure your affairs are in order. A Florida elder law lawyer can guide you in making decisions regarding your property while you remain healthy and competent. You never want to leave making a will until you are sick and on your deathbed–by which point you...

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14

Dec 2016

Understanding Reverse Mortgages in Orlando | K. Hunter Goff

Many elderly Florida residents find themselves strapped for cash in their later years. One way to generate a steady source of income is through a home equity conversion mortgage (HECM), more commonly known as a “reverse mortgage.” If you are considering a reverse mortgage, it is a good idea to consult with an experienced Florida elder law lawyer first. A reverse mortgage can have significant...

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06

Dec 2016

What Is the Process for Establishing a Guardianship in Orlando?

If you have a relative who is no longer able to manage their own affairs, it may be necessary to establish guardianship to protect that person. Guardianship is a serious legal matter that can be managed easily by an experienced Florida elder law attorney. At the Law Office of K. Hunter Goff, P.A., we can help you with all aspects of establishing and managing a...

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