Grady H. Williams, Jr., LL.M
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Wills & Probate
Long-Term Care Planning
Video Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to prepare an accounting?
Do I need a lawyer for estate planning or can I hire a paralegal or another non-attorney to assist me?
I cannot afford to keep up the long-term care insurance policy anymore. What should I do?
How does an agent use a power of attorney?
How do I select a nursing home?
How do I decide if I want to take early retirement?
How can an estate plan prevent a guardianship proceeding?
How can a trust prevent a guardianship proceeding?
Does an agent have any responsibility to use his or her own money to support me?
Does a revocable living trust offer asset protection?
Do I need a will?
Do I need a living will health care surrogate and power of attorney?
Do I need a new asset protection plan, trust, or will if move to a new state?
If I give someone power of attorney, do I forfeit my own rights to make decisions?
Do children have to pay for a parent to be in a nursing home?
Can I require my agent to provide me a monthly or annual account?
Can I leave directions about my final ceremonies and the disposition of my body in my will?
Can I give my agent under a power of attorney the power to make health care decisions for me?
Can I give my agent power to make health care decisions for me?
Can I be barred from Medicaid if I just moved into Florida?
Can I appoint the same person as personal representative trustee and guardian?
Can I add my daughters or sons name to my bank account instead of having a power of attorney?
Can a power of attorney be used for estate planning?
Are there other ways of leaving property to my beneficiaries other than through a will or a trust?
Are there alternatives for managing property when a person becomes incapacitated?
Under a power of attorney, can my agent make a gift on my behalf?
What is the look back period?
What is the difference between an assisted living residence and a nursing home?
What is an advance medical directive and a living will?
What is a guardianship?
What is a durable power of attorney?
What if I do not want to go to a nursing home are there ways to get services brought into the home?
What happens if my agent does things that are wrong or not what I want?
What does it mean to fund a trust?
What documents should I have in my estate plan that will help me plan for long term care?
What documents do I need before we proceed with a Medicaid application?
What are the disadvantages and advantages of a guardianship?
Are there advantages to a power of attorney over a guardianship?
Should I notify my bank about a durable power of attorney?
Once I sign a durable power of attorney, can I change my mind?
My sister is trying to keep me away from my mother. What can I do?
My financial advisor is telling me to buy a long term care insurance policy, but with high premiums. What can I do?
My father’s agent, under his power of attorney, has cleared out his bank accounts. What can I do?
My father is not able to handle his own financial matters and is doing odd things. What can I do?
My aunts neighbor has been taking things out of her house. I do not think my aunt realizes this. What can I do?
Must the individual I appoint live in the same state?
If my spouse and I own everything jointly, might a durable power of attorney still be useful?
If my mother or father is not able to handle her or his own financial matters, what can I do ?
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