Medicare is government health insurance that is administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”). As a general rule, anyone is who is sixty-five (65) years old and is either a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident (who has lived in the United States at least 5 years) may receive Medicare health insurance coverage.
About Kevin Albaum
Kevin Albaum was born and raised in Tarpon Springs, Florida. He grew up spending a lot of time on the water either boating, fishing, wakeboarding, or jetskiing. Kevin earned his bachelor’s degree at Florida State University where he competed for FSU’s mock trial team across the country. Immediately upon graduation, he enrolled at Stetson University’s College of Law in Gulfport, Florida due to their specialty program in elder law and his passion for that specific field of the law.
Kevin moved to Lakeland, Florida to join Clark, Campbell, Lancaster, and Munson where he practices in the areas of: elder law, guardianship, estate planning, trust administration, and Medicaid. Since moving to Lakeland, he has become involved with the Alzheimer’s Association Walk Committee, EMERGE Lakeland, and VISTE.
By: Kevin R. Albaum, Esq. Clark, Campbell, Lancaster & Munson, P.A. On May 14, 2018, the United States Supreme Court (USSC) struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (the “Act”) by ruling that the entire Act was unconstitutional. Since the Act was enacted in 1992, it implemented a federal ban on […]
On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) into law. Most of the changes went into effect on January 1, 2018, and do not impact 2017 taxes.
A transition from a senior’s home to an assisted living facility or nursing home is never easy for a family. What makes matters even more difficult is for the senior’s spouse or children to have to bear this new large monthly expense for an unknown amount of time.
My wife and I had our first child in November of last year (Nina). Our first order of business, like many others, was to purchase more life insurance coverage.
When a person owes you money and dies, all is not necessary lost and the funds can still be recovered at times from the deceased person’s probate estate if proper procedure is timely followed by you as the creditor.
As an estate planning and probate attorney, I often encounter the following question… What happens to my remains when I die?
Q. What if I don’t have a Will?
You finally did it. You worked hard, put the kids through college, saved enough money, and now your movers are packing up a moving truck destined for the warm Florida climate.
Most people know that there is a tax break available to them on their home (house, condominium, co-ops apartments, and some mobile home lots also qualify). The way it works is that a tax exemption can be applied for at the local property appraiser’s office on a person’s home if the person owns and lives in the home that they are trying to obtain the exemption on by January 1 of the year they are trying to claim the exemption.