Author: Jen

National Family Caregivers Month

Our very own Britton Swank was featured on WINK News for a discussion on how we can help family caregivers in our lives in honor of National Family Caregivers Month. Family caregivers

Salute to the Military

Kathy Schwarzhoff of Prather and Swank at Lee Health’s “Salute to the Military ” on Nov. 4. Military personnel and families attended the event in their honor at First Christian Church in Fort Myers.                    

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 »

Your Initial Makes It Official

Florida Statute § 709.2202 means the agent you name in a Durable Power of Attorney document lacks authority to take the following actions on your behalf unless you signed or placed your initials next to the authorizing paragraph: 1. Create an inter vivos trust; 2. With respect to a trust created by or on behalf… Read more »