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Understanding the importance of a living will

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Contrary to what the name suggests, a living will is not actually a will. It is actually a healthcare directive which is designed to dictate a person’s wishes if he or she becomes unable to communicate. It is generally designed for instances when an injury or illness leaves a person permanently unconscious or while… Read More »

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What advantages can a living will provide?

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An estate plan should usually include different types of documents that establish all of a testator’s final wishes. And, while wills and trusts usually form the foundation of a good estate plan, there are other equally important documents that could be considered. One type of document that can provide specific estate planning advantages is… Read More »

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Tips for using a power of attorney for one’s financial assets

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A power of attorney can become a critical tool if someone in Florida becomes incapacitated. That’s because POAs can be used for both medical and financial purposes and can help a testator when they really need it the most. Just like making health decisions, the ability to make financial choices for the testator is… Read More »

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What components are essential for a valid will?

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Most Florida residents know that a valid will is an essential foundation of a good estate plan. That’s because an expertly prepared will can go a long way to protect assets and ensure that the testator’s final wishes are properly carried out. But what specific requirements must be included in a will in order… Read More »

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Husband and children fight over art collector’s sizeable estate

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Many times careful estate planning by the testator can avoid squabbles between their designated heirs later on. Precise instructions on what benefits are to be awarded to a specific beneficiary through the use of a well-thought out and understandable will can render the testator’s final wishes apparent. However, this is not always the case… Read More »

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Rocker leaves sizable estate to wife, children and two others

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Deciding who should receive one’s assets after they pass away can sometimes involve careful thought and rigorous planning. An individual may also have to consider different methods to pass their assets on to their heirs. Now, it seems that one famous rocker carefully considered this very question when he created his will. Rocker David… Read More »

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A Will: why you should have one

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The sad reality is that, despite the time and financial benefits associated with creating a will and the headaches that can be avoided during probate for people involved following the death of a loved one, many Americans still do not have a will. A will guarantees that your wishes are granted and your estate… Read More »

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Comedian’s will to prevent production of further film sequels

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Most Florida residents know that a will is used by the testator to indicate precisely how their estate should be taken care of after their death. However, a will can also be used for other specific instructions as well. It can, for example, indicate precisely how the testator’s image and voice can be used… Read More »

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Advantages of a Florida living will

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Last week’s blog examined several different types of advanced health directives that are available to the residents of Florida. This week’s blog will examine one of those documents in greater detail; the living will. Living wills can be an important component of a well thought out estate plan and can offer peace of mind… Read More »

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What advance health directives are available in Florida?

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Solid estate planning includes more than just a well written will. It should also include advanced health care directive documents that express the testator’s wishes regarding specific health care procedures including when to give or hold back medical treatment. But not all advanced health directives are recognized by every state. So what specific advanced… Read More »

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