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Coronavirus Fears and Rush Estate Planning in Florida

Posted by David W. Veliz | Mar 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

The coronavirus has put us all on edge in Florida, in this country, and throughout the world. From business closures to state closures to the daily rise in infection numbers and deaths, it's scary out there. Many people are thinking about life generally and mortality specifically. Then, they thin...

What Rights Do Unwed Parents Have in Florida?

Posted by David W. Veliz | Feb 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The number of unwed mothers giving birth to children in Florida has steadily increased since the 1970s. According to Florida Vital Statistics,  In general, the percent of live births to unwed Florida mothers had been steadily increasing, representing 15.0 percent of all births in 1970, 22.9 perc...

Secure Act & Your Florida Estate Plan

Posted by David W. Veliz | Feb 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

For many Orlando residents, an estate plan is a comprehensive tool they use to make sure their loved ones benefit well after they have died. This security we provide makes us feel good and nurtures a want to be financially responsible. But for some of you, you may soon feel like you are being pun...

What is Florida's Supportive Relationship Law?

Posted by David W. Veliz | Dec 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

During the divorce process, one spouse may fight for spousal support. If the support is awarded, the paying spouse must comply. In the divorce decree, the parameters of the spousal support are outlined, and this can include the duration of the alimony. It could be only a few years or it could be ...

Are My Divorce Court Records Public in Orlando, FL?

Posted by David W. Veliz | Nov 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

You may be a private person and don't want all your dirty laundry exposed, and so, now that you are going through (or at least thinking about) a divorce, you may wonder if it will be public knowledge. Maybe there are children whom you want to protect or assets you don't want others to know about....

Can Estate Planning Include Special Needs?

Posted by David W. Veliz | Nov 05, 2019 | 0 Comments

When you have a special needs child in your family, your first instinct may be to protect that person against any kind of abuse and to secure his or her financial future. To do so, many people wonder if they can leave money and/or other assets to the loved one with special needs in a will execute...

Can a Divorce in Florida Impact Your Estate Plan?

Posted by David W. Veliz | Sep 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

While married, you did everything you were supposed to do to secure your futures: you made sure your estate plan was properly drafted and executed through an experienced estate planning attorney in Orlando. But then you and your spouse divorced. Does this divorce impact your estate plan at all? ...

The Important Role of a Guardian in the State of Florida

Posted by David W. Veliz | Aug 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

A guardian is appointed by the court to represent the best interest of the ward.There are two types of guardianships.  The first is for a minor who will be receiving monies of $15,000.00 or more from a lawsuit settlement, wrongful death beneficiary, insurance policy award, or inheritance.  Florid...

5 Steps to Stay Ahead of Post-Divorce Money Mistakes

Posted by David W. Veliz | Jul 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Divorce can be a painful, confusing, and nerve-wracking experience that has a massive impact on your finances. As you move from a single household to two separate homes, income will not stretch as far. Studies show that people need to increase their income by approximately 30% to maintain their ...

8 Ways to Co-Parent More Successfully After Divorce

Posted by David W. Veliz | Jul 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Co-parenting is often the most difficult thing facing the newly divorced. Single mom and dads face numerous challenges including emotional issues, chaotic schedules, new partners, and shared custody agreements. Experts recommend the following 8 steps towards better post-divorce co-parenting. ...

How to Split These 7 Assets During a Divorce

Posted by David W. Veliz | Jun 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

A divorce exceeds emotional turmoil, it can also leave lasting effects on your financial state. If you're in the process of getting divorced, you'll have to go through the potentially grueling process of splitting up the assets you and your soon-to-be former spouse have acquired. Taxes and your m...

Social Security Considerations of Divorce

Posted by David W. Veliz | May 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), 96% of American workers are covered under Social Security. If you're one of the many who are eligible to collect Social Security benefits in retirement, it's important to understand how the system works. If you've been married, spousal benef...

Who Gets Your IRA When You Die? It’s Not So Simple

Posted by David W. Veliz | Apr 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Many parents will split their inheritance 50/50, but what happens if one of the heirs passes away? Who does the IRA money go to? If your children are alive when you die and you designated 50/50 outright beneficiaries, they will each get half the funds. They can do as they please including...

6 Reasons Why You Need an Estate Plan

Posted by David W. Veliz | Mar 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

We commonly throw the word “estate” around for the top tier wealthy class, however, estate planning isn't reserved just for the rich. Everyone, regardless of family dynamics or financial status can benefit from having an estate plan – a collection of documents that specify how you want your asset...

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