Categories for Estate Planning

The Complete Guide to Estate Planning

November 8, 2019

Estate planning in Miami, FL is a very detail-oriented process that is best done with the guidance of an attorney. Many people scoff at the imagined cost, or believe it is unnecessary because they do not believe they have enough assets. However, planning for the guardianship of any children, incapacity and asset distribution is relevant for most people. Here is a complete guide to estate planning and the essential scenarios you must consider: Guardianship: If you have minor children, you must invest in estate planning to ensure they receive care should you pass on before they reach majority. However, clients... View Article

Terms You Should Know for Estate Planning in Miami, FL

September 28, 2019

There are many different processes associated with estate planning, each of which requires the use of different tools and legal devices. It should come as no surprise, then, that as you go through the process of planning your estate you will encounter a variety of terms with which you may or may not be familiar. Here are just a few examples of some terms that are good to be familiar with while working on your estate planning in Miami, FL: Power of attorney: Power of attorney is a type of estate planning tool that allows you to grant another person... View Article

Answers to Some Common Questions About Estate Planning in Miami, FL

August 27, 2019

As attorneys specializing in estate planning in Miami, FL, we receive a wide variety of questions from our clients about a range of estate planning issues. While many people have a general understanding of what a will is and why it’s important to create one, there are a lot of more specific issues that people tend to have questions about when they begin thinking about creating an estate plan of their own. With this in mind, here are a few examples of some of the most common questions we receive about estate planning and the answers that go with them.... View Article

Keep Your Estate Plan Up to Date

January 24, 2019

If you already have an estate plan created, then you know why doing so is so beneficial—it gives you control over issues such as your end-of-life care, as well as what happens to your minor children and your possessions if you pass away. These are the same reasons why it’s so important to keep your estate planning in Miami, FL up to date—passing away with an outdated estate plan is only marginally better than passing away without an estate plan at all, especially if it’s been years and years since you last looked at it. It’s a good idea to... View Article

How to Set Up Your Will in Miami, FL

November 30, 2018

Are you a Florida resident who’s interested in setting up a will? Great! It’s important you take this step to safeguard your estate and look out for your loved ones, especially your children. You can use your will to leave behind assets to specific people or organizations, name a personal guardian to take care of your minor children if you pass away unexpectedly, select a personal representative who will handle all matters of your estate after your passing and name a trusted person to manage any property you leave behind to minor children. An attorney for wills and trusts in... View Article

Rubén J. Padrón, PA