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Get Back on Your Feet After Bankruptcy

If you’ve just filed for bankruptcy, you likely feel a sense of relief as your past debts are discharged and you’re starting fresh. There’s one issue though – you now have a flag on your credit report. What can you do to help correct the negative impact that Chapter 7 bankruptcy has had on your… View Article

Tips for Choosing the Right Estate Planner

When it comes to planning an estate, your choice of attorney is critical. Your attorney should have an intimate knowledge of all applicable laws and should be able to draft any necessary documents while clearly explaining the complex legal and tax issues along the way. Here are a few tips to get you started in… View Article

What Qualifies as a Wrongful Death?

Defined in the legal world as the death of an individual due to a reckless or negligent act of another person or entity, wrongful death is a claim often made by immediate family to secure compensation for emotional and financial damages. What does the law define as wrongful death? The law looks at four elements… View Article

Considerations Surrounding Special Needs Dependents

For parents with special needs dependents, whether they be minors or adults, caring for them is naturally a top priority. One of the biggest concerns regarding special needs dependents is determining who will care for them once their parents are unable to do so themselves, as they often require constant personal care or financial assistance…. View Article

The Fastest Way to Get Power of Attorney

Looking for a power of attorney, and you need it fast? You may want to slow down a bit. Powers of attorney are legal documents that give another person (the Agent) authority to act for the person signing the form (the Principal.) They provide powerful protection in some of the worst circumstances, but if you… View Article

All You Need to Know About Durable Power of Attorney

Granting a trusted person the authority to act on your behalf in the event that you become unable is the common legal process of power of attorney. There are three variations of this process: general power of attorney, limited power of attorney, and medical power of attorney. However, there are also durable powers of attorney that… View Article

What is Probate Administration?

When a loved one passes away, their individual assets and assets owned as a joint tenant are managed and distributed through an administrative process called probate. Probate administration is a complicated process that can be costly, time-consuming, and difficult to navigate if an estate plan has not been prepared. Being knowledgeable about the probate administration… View Article

How an Insurance Defense Attorney Fights For You

The team here at the BCN Law Firm in The Villages have a wealth of knowledge and skill to help individuals with their insurance defense needs. Insurance gives peace of mind to the insured, and offers financial security when the unexpected happens. Something that many forget to consider though, is that an insurance company is… View Article

5 Helpful Tips When Filing for Divorce

The divorce process is one of the most stressful times for many, and it can easily bring out the worst in people. In some situations, some even see divorce as a way to seek revenge on a spouse by going after as much money and as many assets as possible. Though divorce is a way… View Article

What to do After a Golf Cart Accident

For avid golfers and those who live in a community like The Villages, the use of golf carts is sometimes more common than using a car. The vehicles are small, quiet, convenient, and make a day on the course or around town a breeze. Florida’s sunny weather and scenery make using golf carts even more… View Article