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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

What is Medicaid?

Designed to help those with low income and the needy, Medicaid is a health insurance program funded jointly at the Federal and state levels. Coverage extends to children, the elderly, blind or otherwise disabled people, and those who are eligible to receive Federal income assistance payments. Currently, 32 states and the District of Columbia provide… View Article

Protecting Assets from an Ex-Business Partner

Nobody plans on fighting with their business partners, but disputes are an all-too common part of the picture for many. Fortunately, these bitter and often costly problems can be dealt with before they escalate to the point of litigation. Create a buy-sell agreement A buy-sell agreement can help avoid the unpleasant problem of handling a… View Article

Understanding Debt Settlement

Debt settlement is a phrase that means a creditor has agreed to accept less than the amount owed as full payment. It also means that collectors can’t continue to pursue you for money you don’t have, and you no longer need to fear being sued over your debt. Though it sounds like a great route,… View Article