Are You Ready for the Rest of 2019?
Are you a procrastinator? If you are (and I lean that way myself, at times), then save this article until November and get started. But remember that someday is not one of the seven days of a week. For the rest, here are a few ideas for steps you can take now to do a […]
Dealing With Incapacity
Physical and mental incapacity is not a fun topic and it is one most people love to avoid. But consider this: A family member develops a serious cancer and surgery is scheduled for debilitating radiation and chemotherapy. During that time and perhaps forever, everyone’s life is changed. A family member has an automobile accident or […]
Planned Giving – A Blessing for All
Planned giving is a phrase many hear but few understand. To a degree, it is like estate planning, a phrase often misunderstood itself because it is thought of as just getting a will or trust. True estate planning is far more than just a will or a trust (see Documents (And Protection) Everyone At Every […]
Retirement Friendly Legal Planning
No thirty or forty year old looks forward to aging or to the thought of being in either assisted living or a nursing home, or to the problems, aches and pains that come with growing older. However, you should do some early legal planning and goal-setting to avoid being broke and living off minimal government […]
Documents (and Protection) Everyone At Every Age Should Have
Terri Schiavo proved something every lawyer knew but most couldn’t clearly illustrate. Now the problem is clear for all to see. While much of that case is viewed as involving highly emotional and spiritual “right to die” issues, the heart of the case revolved around what a twenty-seven year old woman, Terri Schiavo and her […]
Consumers Tool Kit for Health Care Advance Planning
This publication was produced by the American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Law and Aging. This document was not prepared by The Idlewild Foundation but it has been thoroughly reviewed by counsel and is filled with useful information about some of the most difficult of all questions.
Living Will form
This information has been prepared by the Consumer Protection Law Committee of The Florida Bar and the Bar’s Public Information Office and is offered as a courtesy of The Florida Bar and the Florida Medical Association. it is a suggested form of a Living Will, Florida Statutes Section 765.303, and you should know that a living will may, […]
Guide to planning your estate
Practical information in the form of a guide produced by the Christian Legacy Foundation. This is a thorough and well-written guide to estate planning. If you need further information or have any questions, please give us a call at (813) 264-8713.
IRS Charitable Deduction Tips
This is a document from the Internal Revenue Service with helpful tips on charitable deductions. Please click Download Resource below to access the helpful sites.
Down load this form an fill it out before meeting with us or your estate planning attorney. That will save time and, of course, money, and make the process of gathering information needed to plan your estate much easier.
Advance Directives, from the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration
This form was produced and distributed by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. This publication can be copied for public use or call our toll-free number 1-888-419-3456 for additional copies. To view or print other publications from the Agency for Health Care Administration please visit www.FloridaHealthStat.com. If you have any questions, please call us at The Idlewild […]