Sometimes Florida’s Elderly Need to Be Guarded from Their Guardians   By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. September 8, 2015 Few would refer to Florida’s guardianship system as “perfect.” In fact, many would use the term “flawed” or even “corrupt.” Florida’s imperfect guardianship system has earned countrywide criticism over the last...

Tax Planning in 2020: Four Tips for Big Savings By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. April 2, 2020 You may feel like you just closed the books on last year’s filings, and here we are — the tax season is upon us again.  Compared to 2019, preparation will likely run...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. December 29, 2015 What’s HIPAA? If you have been to a hospital or doctor, you probably had to sign a piece of paper that notified you of HIPAA’s privacy practices. You may have signed this form without paying attention to the content, but...

  By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. April 14, 2016   What’s an Inside Creditor? When you’ve worked hard for something, you will do anything to protect it. You don’t want your assets or your business vulnerable to creditors, but how do you protect them? Well, the first step is to check...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. June 29, 2017 Handling assets after a loved one’s death is never easy. Bumps in the road are inevitable, especially if they had a large or complicated estate. If you are preparing to begin the probate process for a loved one’s estate,...

  By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. January 12, 2016 Why Is a Living Will Important? No one enjoys thinking about the possibility of being diagnosed with a terminal illness. But as we near the end of our lives, the likelihood of coming down with an incurable condition increases. If...

Kobe Bryant's Death Is an Estate Planning Reminder To All By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. March 19, 2020 Sometimes it’s a death of a close relative. Other times, it’s the loss of a friend. Then there are those celebrity deaths that hit a large number of people hard....

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. April 5, 2016 Who Needs a Power of Attorney? With a Power of Attorney, you can give someone else the authority to make decisions and act on your behalf for a wide variety of reasons. For this reason, a Power of Attorney, or...

Estate Planning for the 2020 Election By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. March 12, 2020 There are so many big stories in politics right now that it’s tempting to shut down your computer, turn off your phone, and ignore everything that’s happening. Headlines about impeachment, debates, and the upcoming...

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