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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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Can A Trust Be Used to Encourage Beneficiary Behavior?

While an inheritance is nothing more than the transfer of property or money to a beneficiary, many clients hope it will enhance the beneficiary’s life well into the future.  Clients may wish to secure basic necessities for a child.  They may want to ensure it encourage a child’s productivity or positive behavior.  Clients may also…

2017 Medicare, Medicaid & Social Security Limits

Each new year Medicare premiums, Social Security earnings, tax limits, and the minimum wage change.  The same will happen on January 1, 2017.  Here is a summary of the important numbers you need for your retirement, estate planning, and special needs planning: Medicare Part A Hospital Co-Pay per Benefit Period $1,316.00 Skilled Nursing Facility Per…

What is an ABLE Account?

An ABLE account is a special savings account for people with disabilities created by the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE) of 2014.  The purpose of these accounts is to allow people with disabilities to save money in a tax-favored way without jeopardizing means-tested benefits like Medicaid, SNAP (formerly called “food stamps”) or Supplemental…

Can I Use Internet Forms For My Estate Planning?

I give a lot of community presentations estate planning.  At these presentations, the most common question get is: Can I use internet forms to do my estate planning? The answer I give in my presentation is from the old Fram Oil Filter commercial: “The choice is yours. Pay me now. Or, pay me later.”  In essence, use…

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