Is a Video Will Effective in Florida?
October 22, 2020
Under Florida law, a person cannot use a video as the instructional means by which property is to be transferred after death. Thus if a family member or other person seeks to introduce a video in probate court as a “will”, the court will almost certainly invalidate (or not recognize) the video as a will, since a will must be in writing. Learn more….
Advanced Directives – What are they?
September 15, 2020
Advanced directives are legal documents that allow you to proactively make certain choices about your medical decision making and end-of-life care prior to a crisis. Advanced directives allow you to tell your loved ones and health care professional in writing…
What Do You Have, and Where Do You Have It?
July 10, 2020
Hi, my name is Stacy Schwartz and I’m an attorney with the Flammia Elder Law Firm, and today we’re going to talk about what do you have and where do you have it. But before we go into that,…
Do I Have to Sign a Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement in Florida?
May 13, 2020
The short answer is “no”. A nursing home cannot require a prospective resident to sign an arbitration agreement as a condition for admission. Moreover, nursing home arbitration agreements are typically so one-sided in favor of the nursing home that it’s…