Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu

Recent Blog Posts

ElderPlan

Estate Planning After Gray Divorce

By Laurie R. Chane |

A disproportionate share of divorce cases involve people over 50.  On the one hand, gray divorce can be a relief.  A main motivation behind this phenomenon is people realizing that, now that their children have grown up, life is too short to stay in an unhappy marriage.  Of course, for every recently divorced senior… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
EstatePlanning6

How Long Can a Retired Millionaire Survive in Florida?

By Laurie R. Chane |

Sure, you have heard all the gloom and doom in the news about how households with an income of $100,000 per year are living paycheck to paycheck, but that does not apply to you.  One of the nice things about being old is that you don’t have to worry about all the problems that… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Prenup13

Reasons to Consider a Postnuptial Agreement

By Laurie R. Chane |

Premarital agreements are more common today than they once were, particularly among younger couples. Still, not everyone is eager to bring up the topic of divorce before they have even gotten married. After a couple has settled into their marriage, each person may feel more comfortable bringing up the subject. Or, a person may… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
FAQs

FAQs About Child Support in Pasco County

By Laurie R. Chane |

All parents in Pasco County, and throughout Florida, are required to financially provide for their children, even if one of the spouses does not exercise timesharing. When disputes about child support arise, they always have the potential to become very contentious. Parents are often worried that they will be ordered to pay support, while… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Checklist

Your Business Succession Planning Checklist

By Laurie R. Chane |

As a business owner, you have a lot to think about on a daily basis. It is important, though, that you do not overlook the importance of business succession planning. With a succession plan, you can make any transfer of the business smooth and seamless if you ever intend to leave it. If you… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Medicaid4

Five Things All Elders Should Know About Medicaid Planning

By Laurie R. Chane |

Many elders have created an estate plan that dictates what will happen to their property after their death. However, it is just as important to plan for what may happen in your lifetime. If you only draft a will, for example, it can provide financial help for your family, but it will not help… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
AdultGuardianship

When to Establish Guardianship for an Older Parent

By Laurie R. Chane |

Many people who are seeking to establish guardianship for an older parent have already started caring for an older parent. They may take them to doctors’ appointments, pick up their mail, pay their bills, and cook their meals. If you have started taking on these tasks, there is only so much you can legally… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
AgeInPlace

Tips to Help Your Senior Parent Age in Place

By Laurie R. Chane |

Almost all of my clients express to me that they want to stay in their own home  in lieu of moving into a nursing home.  When we talk about “aging in place,” this is what we mean. While you or your parent may feel that way, that doesn’t mean that aren’t very valid concerns….. Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
MomDaughter6

Modifying Child Custody Under Florida’s New Law

By Laurie R. Chane |

July 1, 2023 marked the date that many new laws in Florida went into effect, having been passed by the legislature and signed by the governor in the months prior. If you are co-parenting a child with your ex and have a child custody order in place, House Bill 1301 might affect your rights…. Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
DivorceHeartMoney

How Does Property Division Work in a Florida High Net Worth Divorce?

By Laurie R. Chane |

In any divorce case, one of the important topics that the parties must address is property division. As a result, you might have concerns about your rights when going through a high net worth divorce and the stakes are high. Though these cases are unique for many reasons, Florida divorce laws apply to all… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn