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Elder Law Issues Broadcast

Join attorney, Twyla Sketchley, each Friday at 10:04 am on 88.9 WFSU-FM. Elder Law Issues addresses the questions and concerns of seniors and their caregivers. Visit WFSU for an Audio Archive of Past Broadcasts

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The Sketchley Law Firm, P.A. was established in 2002 by Twyla Sketchley, a Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law Attorney. We are dedicated to providing clients compassionate, quality representation, and helping create a safe supportive community for our most vulnerable neighbors.

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Avoiding Hurricane Repair Scams

After natural disasters, unlicensed contractors and scammers come into the affected areas.  Many promise quick repairs, discount prices, or unobtainable results. Be skeptical.  It is often impossible for people to promise immediate clean-up and debris removal in the aftermath of disaster.  Be aware that many may engage in price-gouging–exploitively high prices due to the circumstances. …

Pet Safety During a Hurricane

Sixty percent of Americans own some type of pet.  These furry family members bring us happiness, assistance, and support.  Pet safety is essential during a hurricane.  If you own a pet, comfort animal or a service animal, it is essential that you have a disaster plan that includes that animal’s care and safety. Prior To…

Hurricane Preparedness for Home-Bound Elders

Floridians think about hurricane preparedness from June 1 through November 30 each year.  Special news casts alert residents to the need for survival kits.  Each named storm puts a new set of communities in its path on alert for floods, winds and storm warnings.  We are inundated with pamphlets and newspaper inserts about just how…

Preparing For A Hurricane

With hurricane season in full swing in Florida and throughout the south, families caring for elders and loved ones with disabilities need to be prepared.  There are three phases to hurricane readiness: Before the Hurricane: Have a plan for you, your family, and your pets. Communicate that plan with everyone in your family and the…

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