Grady H. Williams, Jr., LL.M
Alison E. Hickman, J.D.
Zachary M. Altenbach, J.D.
What we do
Wills & Probate
Long-Term Care Planning
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Video Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Will my loved one get worse care in the nursing home once Medicaid starts paying for his her care?
Will the government or state take my house if I go into a nursing home?
Will veterans benefits help pay for assisted living and nursing home costs?
Will Medicare pay for a stay at a nursing home?
Why would I consider an irrevocable trust when I could create a revocable living trust?
Who inherits my Individual Retirement Account (IRA) if I do not name a beneficiary?
Who gets notice of the petition for probate?
Where is probate handled?
When is probate required to transfer title to real estate?
What is the difference between veteran’s compensation and veteran’s pension?
What income is available to a spouse that is not in need of Medicaid for long term care benefits?
What happens if the Veteran’s Administration decides I am not eligible for veteran’s benefits?
What documents will I need to complete a Medicaid application?
What do the designations transfer on death, payable on death, and in trust for mean?
What do testate and intestate mean?
What benefits does a trust offer?
What are veteran’s benefits?
What are the types of probate proceedings?
What are the duties of a personal representative?
What are Letters of Administration?
What are advanced care directives?
My parent died with a will and disinherited me. Can my parent do that in Florida?
My husband was a veteran. Are there any benefits that I might be entitled to?
My husband died without a will. We have two children. Will I inherit everything?
Is it better to transfer my house and/or other assets to my children during my lifetime to avoid probate?
If I have several children, can I treat them differently in my will?
If I gave things away, do I have to wait five years to get Medicaid?
If I create a revocable living trust, do I still need a will?
If I become incapacitated, will I need a durable power of attorney if I already have a living trust?
If I am named as personal representative in a will, do I have to serve?
If a person lives out of the area, can they still be named a personal representative of a will?
I thought that when I retired I got Medicare. Is that true?
I made a will, but lived in another state. Now I live in Florida. What should I do?
I made a will 20 years ago when my children were small. Do I need to change it now?
I have long-term care insurance. Do I need to do anything else to protect my assets?
I did some estate planning in the past with my financial advisor. Should I still consult an estate planning attorney?
How does property transfer after death?
How does a power of attorney terminate?
How can someone see the will of a person who has died?
How can I leave specific items to particular people?
How can I ensure that the guardian named for my children has the resources to raise them well?
How can a power of attorney potentially prevent a guardianship proceeding?
Does the way in which I hold title make a difference in my overall estate plan?
Does my will have to be notarized?
Does everybody have to worry about estate taxes?
Does all personal property and real property have to go through an estate when a person dies?
Does a will increase probate expenses?
Does a personal representative need to hire an attorney?
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