Author: Beth Prather and Britton Swank

Thank You Governor Rick Scott!

Despite a push by a business called Willing and Passage in the Florida Senate by a 34-0 vote, a bad bill just got vetoed!  Kudos to our governor for looking out for Florida seniors on this issue.  Elder Law Attorneys around Florida worked hard this legislative session to voice our opposition to the Florida Electronic… Read more »

Be Prepared This Hurricane Season

  Hurricane Season is upon us, having officially begun June 1, 2017.  The six-month season runs through November, and unfortunately has been forecast to be more active this year than the historical average.  The nature of hurricanes and their path of impact is generally hard to predict, so the best course of action is to… Read more »

Reporting Elder Abuse

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Florida is fast approaching on June 15, 2017.  Please help us to spread awareness, and be mindful of your loved ones’ care.  If you suspect the abuse, neglect or exploitation of a vulnerable adult, you can and should report it to The Florida Abuse Hotline by calling 1-800-962-2873.  The… Read more »

Florida Homestead Property: Extra Bang for your Buck

Being a resident of the Sunshine State gets you more than just good weather. In addition to no state income or estate tax, Floridians get the added benefit of creditor protection on their home if they own the home in which they live. Article X, Section 4 of Florida’s Constitution says that your home is… Read more »