Categories for Estate Planning

When Is a Good Time to Create a Will?

July 10, 2020

Are you ever too young to write a will in Miami, FL? No. Once you’re over 18 years old and own any property, you should have a will. No one likes to think of themselves dying, but death is an unfortunate fact of life, and having a legal will written will help your surviving loved ones carry out your final wishes. You can create a will yourself or with the help of an attorney, but bear in mind that if you do it yourself, you may leave instructions that can’t be legally upheld. If you have important property dispositions in... View Article

Five Estate Planning Documents You Need Today

May 22, 2020

Even if you lack the pre-existing conditions that would make COVID-19 instantly deadly, this is still a good time to accept the fact that nothing is guaranteed and you need estate planning documents in Miami, FL. Families with incapacitated loved ones face further confusion when no one is appointed to make medical decisions on your behalf, or even access your bank account to pay utility bills. You can reduce stress and infighting in your family with the right estate plan in place. Here are five documents you need today: Healthcare power of attorney: If disease or injury results in incapacitation... View Article

Planning Your Estate During a Pandemic

April 21, 2020

As COVID-19 spreads across the world, mortality is on many people’s minds—and so should the important task of estate planning in Miami, FL. No one wants to consider the inevitability of death, but as unpleasant as it may be, setting up your estate is a kindness to those who survive you. After all, there are certainly people who will grieve your passing, and the last thing they’ll want to have to do is determine how to handle your affairs on their own. Why now is a good time to plan your estate There’s never a bad time to create an... View Article

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

Rubén J. Padrón, PA
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