Homestead is an extremely complicated concept for many Floridian homeowners. However, understanding how it works can save homeowners thousands of dollars every year. To qualify a home as a Florida homestead, the homeowner must have legal or beneficial title to the home on January 1 of the year in question, and the home must be… Continue Reading
In September of 2016, one of the partners of Boyer & Boyer, PA., Andrew R. Boyer, Esq. was Certified by the Florida Bar in Elder Law. Certification is the highest level of evaluation by the Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in the areas of law approved for certification. The Florida Bar… Continue Reading
Breaking Through the Iron Cage: An Analysis and Explanation of the New Guardianship Legislation and Expansion of Centralized Oversight Agencies
Our very own Attorney Neil Lyons will be presenting a seminar at The Fountains of Hope. Attorney Lyons will be reviewing new guardianship legislation and agency updates that can affect our clients, their families, and vulnerable elderly adults. Wednesday, May 18∙10:00am-11:00am The Fountains of Hope Assisted Living Facility #12784 2250 Jesus Way Sarasota, FL 34240… Continue Reading
Sarasota, FL- Attorney Andrew Boyer of Boyer & Boyer, P.A. was awarded the Judge Robert B. Bennett, Jr. Pro Bono Excellence Award presented by Legal Aid of Manasota and the 12th Judicial Circuit on June 16, 2015. The award is the highest honor bestowed upon an attorney in the 12th Judicial Circuit for pro bono… Continue Reading
For many clients and families the primary asset is the home. “When I die will Medicaid take my home?” is a common concern for many of our clients. The short answer is probably not. However, like most questions the answer depends on the context of the question. If a person accepts public assistance through Medicaid… Continue Reading
Many clients believe they do not have much of an estate. This may lead them to believe they don’t need to worry about an estate plan. Everyone has an estate whether modest or extensive; we all own something. Mistakenly, clients often believe the size of an estate determines if estate planning is necessary. In reality, the… Continue Reading
In 1994, Andrew R. Boyer traveled with his father and mother to Tallahassee where Edwin Boyer received the Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award for his work in the 12th Judicial Circuit. Andrew patiently sat through the ceremony, and afterward the Supreme Court justices let him sit on the bench. The experience made an impression. Today,… Continue Reading
Many are confused by these two similar sounding federal health benefit programs. While they may sound similar, they are very, very different. Knowing the differences and the basics of what each program covers, and who is eligible, could save you, or a family member, lots of money. First the Basics: Medicare is a federal insurance… Continue Reading
*Edwin M. Boyer, Esq.
By Laura Calderon
EDWIN M. BOYER is a Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law Attorney. He has practiced law in Sarasota, Florida since 1978. He received his Juris Doctor Degree in 1978 from
Andrew R. Boyer, Esq.
By Laura Calderon
Andrew Boyer practices in the areas of probate, guardianship, estate planning, VA benefits and public benefits planning. Educational Experience: Mr. Boyer attended the University of South Florida in Tampa He was active in the Kiwanis Collegiate Organization and became USF Chapter President as well as a Florida division Lt. Governor. After he obtained a Bachelor… Continue Reading