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….
Are the Proposed Rules Governing Stretch IRAs a Good Thing?
October 10, 2019
In spring 2019, two bills that affecting retirement accounts landed on Capitol Hill. In the House, the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act was unveiled in March. A few days later, the Senate introduced a companion bill…
Managing Residential Transitions – Part 2
September 5, 2019
In Part 2 of our two-part series on the topic, we’ll hear from Chris Rothenberger, Flammia Elder Law Firm’s Elder Care Coordinator. When it comes to managing residential transitions for an older adult, the extent of my role varies depending…
Managing Residential Transitions – Part 1
August 28, 2019
If you’re looking after an elderly loved one, chances are good that you’ll be faced with the prospect of moving the elder from one living arrangement to another. In the elder care world, this is called a residential transition. It’s…