Common Mistakes and Misconceptions in Estate Planning

Estate planning is often avoided, as many topics discussed are emotionally challenging and difficult to broach. However, having a comprehensive estate plan is crucial to protect yourself and your loved ones. Many individuals believe estate planning is only about leaving instructions on how you would like your financial assets to be distributed to future generations. […]

Understanding Medicaid Qualified Income Trusts in Florida for Nursing Home Care Needs

As an estate and Medicaid planning law firm in Florida, our firm frequently assists clients who are concerned about the impact of long-term care costs on their financial well-being. Medicaid is a crucial lifeline for individuals needing nursing home care but lacking the means to cover the exorbitant costs. While Medicaid is a joint federal […]

Do You Need an Attorney for Medicaid Planning?

Florida Medicaid, a state and federal program, offers health care coverage for certain categories of individuals and families with low income and assets. While having legal representation to assist with Medicaid planning or the application process is not compulsory, there are multiple benefits to seeking legal assistance.  A Medicaid Planning Attorney can assist you to […]

The Advantages of Implementing a Ladybird Deed in Your Estate Plan

Estate planning is a crucial aspect of financial management, ensuring that your assets are distributed according to your wishes upon your passing. While traditional estate planning methods like wills and trusts are well-known, a Ladybird Deed for real estate is an increasingly popular and effective option. Also known as an Enhanced Life Estate Deed, this […]

Preparing for Your Loved One’s Future: What you Need to Know to Help You Get Started


Finley Law LLC focuses primarily on the issues involved in estate and benefits planning for older individuals. Most of our clients are retired (or planning for retirement) and face life with fixed incomes and assets. While general estate planning attorneys work with those growing their wealth, Elder Law Attorneys most often work with individuals who […]

When Should You Update Your Estate Plan?


Your estate planning needs may change over time for many reasons.  Most often you will need to update your estate planning documents after experiencing a major life event such as the death of a loved one, the birth or adoption of a child, a divorce, a new marriage, or a move to a new state.  […]