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Legal Documents You Need If You Get COVID-19

Elder Law Attorney Shannon Miller Walks You Through The Legal Documents You Need

 

Shannon Miller, Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law Attorney and founder of The Miller Elder Law Firm talks about steps to take during COVID-19 to get your legal documents in order.

We have had many phone calls at our office asking “What do I do if I get the virus?” and I would like to address these issues head on to help you through the process. As we know, the older population is at higher risk to become sick which could result in incapacity or death. Although a difficult subject to think about and plan for, you and you family can address these issues now for a better outcome.

Legal Documents You Need To Complete

Complete your designations of health care surrogate​and living wills. These forms are on www.millerelderlawfirm.com and they are free.

Select a valid durable power of attorney and let your representative know the location of your estate planning documents. This is a critical step.

Notify your financial institutions, financial advisor, and anyone who is a custodian of your assets and let them know you have a durable power of attorney and send them the document.

Notify your family, friends, neighbors who can check on you during this time for a stronger recovery.

Elder Care Coordinator’s Role

We have an Elder Care Coordinator who can help you manage your health care issues so it doesn’t become overwhelming. We have made her available to our clients. She can give you the most accurate and timely information to guide you through the process of health care decision making. We are here to help guide you through these steps. You may call our office at 352.379.1900 or contact us by completing the form below. We care about you and want you to stay safe and well.

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The Miller Elder Law Firm

Shannon Miller, founder of The Miller Elder Law Firm is a Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law Attorney practicing in Gainesville, Florida. Ms. Miller is a member of the Florida Bar Elder Law Section’s Legislative Committee, a Past President of the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys (AFELA), and is a frequent speaker on elder law issues. She is highly specialized in handling financial exploitation cases and recovering assets for its victims. Other practice areas include guardianship, wills and trusts, probate, estate planning, special needs planning, medicare planning and asset freeze litigation. Ms. Miller also serves as an expert for exploitation legislation impacting the state of Florida by protecting vulnerable adults.

If we can help you and your family with any elder law issue, please contact us at 352.379.1900 or complete the form below.