By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.October 10, 2019 Guardianship vs Power of Attorney One of the most common questions estate planning attorneys receive from clients is, “What’s the difference between an appointed guardianship and a designated power of attorney?” The essential differences are when the appointment happens, and who...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. September 6, 2018 3 Steps to Take After a Dementia Diagnosis Rather than referring to a single disease, the term “dementia” can be applied to a variety of symptoms involving a debilitating decline in cognitive thinking skills. As we age, even the healthiest of...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. August 30, 2018 Can Rapper XXXTentation's Unborn Child Be a Beneficiary of His Will? In Deerfield Beach on June 18, XXXTentacion (born Janesh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy), a controversial Florida rapper, was shot and killed in a robbery attempt by four local men. The tragedy...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.May 30, 2019 Last will and testament I Wrote A Will…Now What Do I Do? Well done. You’ve officially taken the first – and arguably the most important – step in ensuring your last wishes for your property and its heirs will be...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. May 17, 2018 Kim Kardashian's Estate Plan Ensures She'll Always Look Her Best When you think of estate planning, it’s likely you imagine deciding who gets which assets. This is the reason many people give for avoiding it. After all, maybe you don’t...

          What's a Living Will?   September 4, 2015 By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.   What is a Living Will, and Why Should I Care? A Living Will is a document that enables you to choose your preference as to whether to be kept alive artificially on life support in the event...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. February 9, 2016 What Are Some Use Cases of a Power of Attorney? When we start to plan for our future, we have to think about what will happen when we can’t make decisions for ourselves. Who will make those important decisions for...

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...

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