Have you or your loved one been diagnosed with dementia? If so, you may be concerned that you have let too much time go by and that it may be too late to engage in estate planning. Rest assured that this is likely not the case. Even if you have dementia, you may still be able...
A person who has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), and the person’s family members, understand all too well the lengthy and stressful time it can take to get to a diagnosis of MS. As they work to accept the diagnosis, special-needs planning may be far from their mind. Did you know early planning can be...
Have you considered how a law firm can support its local community? At Law Offices of John Mangan, P.A., we remain committed to serving and supporting our local community. We do this by providing our clients with comprehensive estate plans that assure final wishes are fulfilled and best interests are protected. We also do this by...
Have you heard that the Law Firm 500 committee announced the list of 2020 Honorees ranking Law Offices of John Mangan, P.A. No. 60 on its 5th annually published list recognizing law firms that have achieved significant growth in revenues? Honorees were verified by the outside certified accounting firm Shavell & Company, P.A. The 2020 Law...
As a Florida estate planning attorney office, we do so much more than help families transfer wealth to loved ones at the time of their passing. While this is a critical part of our process, we also ensure that each of our clients and their families are protected during life as well. We not only create...
Pets are often a big part of our families. In fact, some people refer to themselves as pet parents or speak of their pets as if they were their children. It’s important to care for our animal friends, and this is true even after we have passed on. Some people set up pet trust while others...
Social media has become part of the very fabric of our society. Through our online accounts, we share personal moments, reconnect with loved ones and friends, and often create a kind of digital legacy. Instead of boxes of love letters and ancient photographs our parents and grandparents kept, we now have posts on Facebook and digital...
In her long and illustrious career, Aretha Franklin hit many milestones:  first female artist inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, winner of 18 Grammys and a host of chart-topping albums and singles. When she passed away on August 16, 2018, she was added to the long list of celebrities who failed to leave...
In a previous blog, we discussed Florida’s electronic wills law. Though passed by the legislature, it was vetoed by Governor Scott. At the time, Nevada was the only state that permitted Wills to be in electronic form. Some important changes have happened since the previous blog article was published. First, let’s look at why Governor Scott...
Nuances can be important. Two things can be similar but have subtle yet meaningful differences. For example, many people find it hard to understand the difference between a domicile and a residence. After all, both terms deal with where someone lives. However, choosing your domicile may impact your life significantly. Understanding the Terms Residence is a...