The Only Thing Missing From Your Retirement Plan Is A Lawyer

The Only Thing Missing From Your Retirement Plan Is A Lawyer

A retirement plan lawyer? You may wonder why you need a lawyer involved with your retirement plan. After all, if you have a 401k, your employer deducts a certain amount from your pay, and if you’re lucky they match it or at least a percentage. Or you make annual contributions to an IRA. Your funds Read more about The Only Thing Missing From Your Retirement Plan Is A Lawyer[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Suggests Readers Schedule A Review Of Legal Documents For After The New Year

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Suggests Readers Schedule A Review Of Legal Documents For After The New Year

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton knows how busy everyone is at this time of year, however, she also knows how quickly things can happen and how often things in life change which is why she suggests a review of estate and asset documents during the quiet post-holiday season. Delray Beach, FL January 3, 2020: Mindy Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Suggests Readers Schedule A Review Of Legal Documents For After The New Year[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Makes A Holiday Gift Suggestion That Will Provide Greater Pleasure Than Another ‘Ugly’ Sweater

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Makes A Holiday Gift Suggestion That Will Provide Greater Pleasure Than Another ‘Ugly’ Sweater

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton writes about the season of giving and receiving and suggests that putting an estate and asset protection plan in place could be the most appreciated gift of all. Delray Beach, FL December 30, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, has posted a new blog Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Makes A Holiday Gift Suggestion That Will Provide Greater Pleasure Than Another ‘Ugly’ Sweater[…]

An Estate And Asset Protection Plan In Place: Tis The Season To Put One In Place

An Estate And Asset Protection Plan In Place: Tis The Season To Put One In Place

For many, this is the season to frolic and be merry. So why consider an estate and asset protection plan right now? It’s a time of gift giving and receiving, of celebrating and looking forward to the New Year. This is a very good time of year to do something you’ve been promising yourself to Read more about An Estate And Asset Protection Plan In Place: Tis The Season To Put One In Place[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Talks About The Importance Of Considering Financial Plan And Asset Protection Plan As Inseparable

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Talks About The Importance Of Considering Financial Plan And Asset Protection Plan As Inseparable

Important Asset Protection Tips for Elder Adults Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton emphasizes the importance in a highly litigious society of making sure assets are well protected in the event of unexpected lawsuits. Delray Beach, FL December 11, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, has posted a new article Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Talks About The Importance Of Considering Financial Plan And Asset Protection Plan As Inseparable[…]

Financial Planning And Asset Protection - Think Of Them As Inseparable

Financial Planning And Asset Protection – Think Of Them As Inseparable

Financial Planning and Asset Protection Should Be Considered As A Pair First comes financial planning. When it comes to financial planning and asset protection, once you’ve created a financial plan, the very next step is to make sure all of your current and future assets are properly protected. Keep Your Assets Safe And Out Of Read more about Financial Planning And Asset Protection – Think Of Them As Inseparable[…]

So Thankful

So Thankful

Happy Thanksgiving! Each year at Thanksgiving I think back over the years of my practice and remember all the people I’ve been able to help. This small ritual fills me with such deep gratitude. I feel so privileged to be in a position to help people live better lives and see the light at the Read more about So Thankful[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Entertains Readers With Real Life Pet Trust Stories Validating The Desire To Leave Pets Cared For

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Entertains Readers With Real Life Pet Trust Stories Validating The Desire To Leave Pets Cared For

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton writes about the popularity and acceptance of pet trusts and gives some wild examples of fortunes bestowed on beloved pets by some very wealthy and well-known pet lovers. Delray Beach, FL November 25, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, has posted a new article Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Entertains Readers With Real Life Pet Trust Stories Validating The Desire To Leave Pets Cared For[…]

Formal Estate Planning and Pet Trusts Redefine Chicken Scratch, Monkey Business And Going To The Dogs

Formal Estate Planning and Pet Trusts Redefine Chicken Scratch, Monkey Business And Going To The Dogs

Estate Planning and Pet Trusts Now Mainstream? Why should we focus on estate planning and pet trusts as we age? First, our animals are often better companions than other humans. It’s no surprise then, that many people are now requesting a pet trust be drawn up. I’m sharing some famous examples for entertainment value as Read more about Formal Estate Planning and Pet Trusts Redefine Chicken Scratch, Monkey Business And Going To The Dogs[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Tells Readers How Alzheimer’s Disease Influenced Her Decision To Become An Elder Care Attorney

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Tells Readers How Alzheimer’s Disease Influenced Her Decision To Become An Elder Care Attorney

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton encourages readers to take a proactive role in talking to parents about their plans for care in later life during Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month and relates that it is thought that the disease actually begins about 20 years before any signs become noticeable. Delray Beach, FL November 18, 2019: Mindy Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Tells Readers How Alzheimer’s Disease Influenced Her Decision To Become An Elder Care Attorney[…]

Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month Reminds Me Why I Do What I Do

Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month Reminds Me Why I Do What I Do

My desire to work helping the elderly in a legal capacity began a long time ago. In effect, the seeds for my career were planted years ago when the phone rang, and, upon answering I heard the panic-stricken voice of my friend on the line. She was terrified that she was going to lose her Read more about Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month Reminds Me Why I Do What I Do[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Reveals That Pet Trusts Are No Longer Eccentricities But Are Considered Mainstream

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Reveals That Pet Trusts Are No Longer Eccentricities But Are Considered Mainstream

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton provides insight into the growing popularity of providing for the well-being of furry, feathered and other non-human family members through the inclusion of pet trusts within estate and asset protection plans. Delray Beach, FL November 14, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, has posted Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Reveals That Pet Trusts Are No Longer Eccentricities But Are Considered Mainstream[…]

Pet Trusts: Protecting Furry And Feathered Family Members Is Now Mainstream

Pet Trusts: Protecting Furry And Feathered Family Members Is Now Mainstream

Why are Pet Trusts Becoming More Popular? We are a nation of pet lovers. The increasing prevalence of pet trusts demonstrate that fact. More than two thirds of American households own pets. Annually, we spend more than $50 billion on the care of our pets. We give our pets birthday presents. We have professional photographs Read more about Pet Trusts: Protecting Furry And Feathered Family Members Is Now Mainstream[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Shares Some Powerful Statistics Proving The Need For Planning For Long-Term Care

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Shares Some Powerful Statistics Proving The Need For Planning For Long-Term Care

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton tells readers that it is far better to hope for the best while planning for the worst when it comes to long-term care needs, suggesting that if the finances are there and are not needed they can be dispersed among heirs. Delray Beach, FL  November 7, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Shares Some Powerful Statistics Proving The Need For Planning For Long-Term Care[…]

Statistics Prove The Need To Plan For Long-Term Care

Statistics Prove The Need To Plan For Long-Term Care

Truth be told, no one knows for certain whether they will need long-term care. However, planning as if you will need it is far better than assuming that you won’t need it. I’ve been looking at some statistics that point to the importance of having a solid financial plan that includes provisions for long-term care. Read more about Statistics Prove The Need To Plan For Long-Term Care[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Encourages Readers To Update Or Create Legal Documents That Include Access To Digital Accounts And Assets

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Encourages Readers To Update Or Create Legal Documents That Include Access To Digital Accounts And Assets

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton talks about one of the most overlooked areas when creating wills, trusts, powers of attorney and other estate planning documents, that of digital accounts and other digital assets. Delray Beach, FL  October 28, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, has posted a new blog Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Encourages Readers To Update Or Create Legal Documents That Include Access To Digital Accounts And Assets[…]

When Creating An Estate and Asset Protection Plan Include Directions For Digital Assets

When Creating An Estate and Asset Protection Plan Include Directions For Digital Assets

When Creating Your Estate and Asset Protection Plan, Don’t Overlook Your Digital Assets We are living in a digital world. And have been for a few decades now. In fact there are young people who have never seen or heard of a telephone that sat on a table that rang loudly and had to be Read more about When Creating An Estate and Asset Protection Plan Include Directions For Digital Assets[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Encourages Readers To Be Proactive And Put Asset Protection Plan In Place Sooner Rather Than Later

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Encourages Readers To Be Proactive And Put Asset Protection Plan In Place Sooner Rather Than Later

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton writes about the growing problem of financial exploitation of older people and how to help prevent this type of elder abuse with a solid and proper asset protection plan in place before facing a crisis. Delray Beach, FL October 23, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Encourages Readers To Be Proactive And Put Asset Protection Plan In Place Sooner Rather Than Later[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Reminds Readers To Tend To The Needs Of Loved Ones With Mental Health Issues

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Reminds Readers To Tend To The Needs Of Loved Ones With Mental Health Issues

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton talks about Mental Health Awareness Month and reminds readers that wills, as well as estate and asset protection plans may need to be created or updated to include instructions for the care of loved ones with special needs. Delray Beach, FL October 3, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder of Felinton Elder Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Reminds Readers To Tend To The Needs Of Loved Ones With Mental Health Issues[…]

Appointing A Guardian For Your Children: Back to School Is a Good Time

Appointing A Guardian For Your Children: Back to School Is a Good Time

Why Do You Need to Think About Appointing a Guardian for Your Kids? Does your back to school plan include estate planning or appointing a guardian for your kids? It should. Each year, as the kids head back to school, I remind my clients about the importance of establishing an estate plan that includes the Read more about Appointing A Guardian For Your Children: Back to School Is a Good Time[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton, Talks About The Difference Between Wills And Estate Plans

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton, Talks About The Difference Between Wills And Estate Plans

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton reveals greater importance of estate planning vs. a will in light of 2017 tax law changes. Delray Beach, FL , September 16, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, has posted a new blog on her law firm’s website entitled “Your Will Won’t Protect Your Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton, Talks About The Difference Between Wills And Estate Plans[…]

Your Will Won’t Protect Your Loved Ones From Predators And Creditors

Your Will Won’t Protect Your Loved Ones From Predators And Creditors

A last will and testament is, without question, a powerful document. Besides giving you the ability to distribute your estate, choose your heirs and appoint guardianship, a last will and testament also lets you give your most precious belongings to your favorite people. But a will is not an estate plan, though it may be Read more about Your Will Won’t Protect Your Loved Ones From Predators And Creditors[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Tells Readers They Have A Right To Prepare For Unexpected Medical Crises

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Tells Readers They Have A Right To Prepare For Unexpected Medical Crises

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton writes about the advantages and importance of having an Advance Directive for Health Care form in the event of an unexpected medical crisis. Delray Beach, FL , September 11, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, has posted a new article on her law firm’s Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Tells Readers They Have A Right To Prepare For Unexpected Medical Crises[…]

Every Adult Has The Right To Prepare For An Unexpected Medical Crisis

Every Adult Has The Right To Prepare For An Unexpected Medical Crisis

No one likes to think about the prospect of having to face a sudden, debilitating medical crisis. The very term “medical crisis” almost implies the unexpected nature of such events. I suggest to my clients that they think about the prospect of a medical crisis in the same way you think of having an emergency Read more about Every Adult Has The Right To Prepare For An Unexpected Medical Crisis[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton, Reviews The Top Four Fears Of Those Approaching Retirement

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton, Reviews The Top Four Fears Of Those Approaching Retirement

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton talks about retirees’ top fear and also talks about how to overcome any fear by enacting smart retirement planning. Delray Beach, FL, August 27, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, has posted a new blog on her law firm’s website entitled “Retirees Four Greatest Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton, Reviews The Top Four Fears Of Those Approaching Retirement[…]

Retirees Four Greatest Fears

Retirees Four Greatest Fears

What is your biggest fear? It has recently been said that the fear of death has been replaced by the fear of outliving one’s money. According to a Transamerica Corporation survey, 51% of respondents said their greatest retirement fear was outliving their savings. The second greatest fear is one that’s out of our control: Social Read more about Retirees Four Greatest Fears[…]

Mindy Felinton , Founder Of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Talks About How To Keep The Government And Long-term Care Costs From Decimating Assets

Mindy Felinton , Founder Of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Talks About How To Keep The Government And Long-term Care Costs From Decimating Assets

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton writes about the most frequently asked question she hears which pertains to keeping the government and long-term care costs from getting all of one’s hard-earned assets. Delray Beach, FL , August 15, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, has posted a new article on Read more about Mindy Felinton , Founder Of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Talks About How To Keep The Government And Long-term Care Costs From Decimating Assets[…]

Don’t Let The Government and Long-Term Care Costs Eat Up All Your Assets

Don’t Let The Government and Long-Term Care Costs Eat Up All Your Assets

Long-Term Care Costs Can Wipe Out Your Assets As a practicing, Elder Law and Estate Planning attorney, I meet hundreds of people each year. One of the most frequently asked questions I hear is, “How can I protect my assets from the government and long-term care costs?” In order to answer that question for you Read more about Don’t Let The Government and Long-Term Care Costs Eat Up All Your Assets[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Encourages Those In The Shrinking Middle Class To Take Advantage Of Medicaid Planning.

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Encourages Those In The Shrinking Middle Class To Take Advantage Of Medicaid Planning.

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton talks about the under-utilized benefits of Medicaid in tandem with Medicare for those with fewer and limited assets and encourages readers to include Medicaid as part of an overall asset protection plan. Delray Beach, FL., August 8, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, has Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Encourages Those In The Shrinking Middle Class To Take Advantage Of Medicaid Planning.[…]

The Importance Of Medicaid Planning For Middle Class And Lower Income Clients

The Importance Of Medicaid Planning For Middle Class And Lower Income Clients

The middle class in this country is shrinking rapidly. For those remaining in this declining middle class, it requires every bit of intellect and wisdom to hold onto the hard-earned money you’ve worked for your entire life. If a tragic accident or illness were to unexpectedly occur, all of your assets could be wiped out Read more about The Importance Of Medicaid Planning For Middle Class And Lower Income Clients[…]

Mindy Felinton , Founder Of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, Explains The Specific Purpose Of Elder Care Law

Mindy Felinton , Founder Of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, Explains The Specific Purpose Of Elder Care Law

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton expounds upon the services provided and the very specific role of the relatively new area of Elder Care Law. Delray Beach, FL August 1, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, has posted a new article on her law firm’s website entitled “Understanding The Purpose Read more about Mindy Felinton , Founder Of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, Explains The Specific Purpose Of Elder Care Law[…]

Understanding The Purpose Of Elder Care Law

Understanding The Purpose Of Elder Care Law

Understanding Elder Care Law: What is an Elder Law Attorney? Many people are not aware of this relatively new area of the law created to specifically serve the needs of the elderly and disabled as well as their families. Elder Care Law emerged due to our prolonged life expectancy. Because we humans are living longer, Read more about Understanding The Purpose Of Elder Care Law[…]

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Encourages Putting Together A Plan Early To Ensure Long-Term Asset Protection

Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Encourages Putting Together A Plan Early To Ensure Long-Term Asset Protection

Elder Care Attorney, Mindy Felinton encourages readers to seek asset protection before it’s too late, saying that once a crisis point is reached, there are fewer tools accessible for protection and assets run out quickly. Rockville, MD. July 22, 2019: Mindy Felinton, founder of Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers, has posted a new Read more about Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers Founder, Mindy Felinton Encourages Putting Together A Plan Early To Ensure Long-Term Asset Protection[…]

Make A Plan To Protect Your Assets Sooner Rather Than Later

Make A Plan To Protect Your Assets Sooner Rather Than Later

I have always loved making plans. Ever since I was a kid, I would help my mother plan the weekly grocery list. I loved planning menus for dinner. I loved planning goals throughout high school and college and then my life’s goals. Anyone who knows me knows I’m a planner. The advantages of planning are Read more about Make A Plan To Protect Your Assets Sooner Rather Than Later[…]

Importance of Elder Care & Elder Care Law

Importance of Elder Care & Elder Care Law

Elder Care and Elder Care Law Considerations Children and family members who are caregivers are often confronted with overwhelming decisions. There are so many important concerns and challenges. What level of care does my dad need? Will my mom be safe at home? How are we going to pay for it? My husband needs long Read more about Importance of Elder Care & Elder Care Law[…]