Yes, estate planning is helpful before a surgery. I should know as I recently had to go under anesthesia and go through a surgery and I had peace of mind knowing that my estate planning was complete. As the Miami Beach Estate Planning attorney that I am, I took it steps further as I do with my clients, and letters to my children and husband and instructions regarding life insurance and assets were in a known discussed location.
CAN ESTATE PLANNING GIVE ME PEACE OF MIND?
Yes, estate planning if done properly, has so many benefits including peace of mind. Estate planning included creating a set of documents that spell out and explain your specific wishes regarding health care or termination of health care, and details regarding your assets and personal items. The more assets you have, the more detailed the plan. Estate planning also allows for all assets to be transferred at death without the need for probate court involvement, if done properly.
WHY DO I WANT TO AVOID PROBATE? WHAT IS PROBATE?
At Ally M. Glaser, PA we assist with probates in both Miami-Dade and Broward County; both courts are overworked and there are unavoidable time delays. Probate is the name for the court process where loved ones must hire an attorney and prove they should receive the money and real estate either by will or no will; yes, even with a will, probate court is required. Why would you want to wait for assets that are rightly yours? Good estate planning saves you time, money, and keeps everything private.
IS THERE ANY WAY TO AVOID PROBATE COURT?
In addition to proper estate planning, there are other ways to avoid probate court involvement in both Miami-Dade and Broward County. For example, a person with a few simple assets could put everything in joint name with their adult child or loved one, but this could lead to other problems. Another way, is to put paid on death beneficiary on a bank account, but this could have many complications. Some assets, such as financial investments accounts and real estate, do not allow for this paid on death beneficiary. Thus, it is always best to do a proper estate plan with a properly funded revocable trust, and protect yourself and your loved ones from both guardianship court and probate court.
WHY SHOULD YOU USE ALLY GLASER, PA TO HANDLE YOUR WILLS AND TRUSTS, ESTATE PLANNING IN MIAMI BEACH, TRUST ADMINISTRATION, AND MIAMI-DADE AND BROWARD PROBATE MATTERS?
As a Miami Beach Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, and Probate Attorney with over twenty years of experience and both a Psychology and Law degree, I handle these matters with care and sensitivity. I am familiar and comfortable with both the Miami-Dade and Broward County probate court system and know how to get things done. Call or email me today to discuss your Miami Beach Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, and Broward or Miami-Dade County Probate matters.