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Weylie Centonzio, PLLC sponsors golf event to benefit veterans

On Saturday, February 20, 2016, over 120 golfers and supporters gathered at the Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club in Clearwater, Florida, for the 2nd Annual Sgt. Jessie Davila Memorial Classic. As a veteran-owned business, Weylie Centonzio, PLLC, was proud to be a sponsor of this year’s tournament. The tournament was started by Elder Law Attorney …
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Elder Law Attorney establishes fund for disabled veterans

On March 30, 2016, Elder Law Attorney Javier Centonzio established the Veterans Advocacy Legal Operational Resource (VALOR) Fund at Stetson University College of Law. The VALOR Fund will be used to help veterans seeking disability benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs by covering the costs related to obtaining evidence to support their claims. …
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Probate: What is it and why do people want to avoid it?

What is Probate? Probate means “prove” and it describes the process by which a person’s (decedent’s) estate is settled after he or she passes away. This “proving” process is structured to ensure that heirs, beneficiaries, and creditors receive what they are due from a person’s estate. In order to settle a person’s estate through probate …
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VA Pension Rule Changes: When will we see them?

When will we see any possible VA Pension Rule changes? The quick answer is not for a while, and even then, they should have a 60-day delayed effective date.  We’ll take you through the reasoning below. Proposed changes to the VA pension eligibility rules were published in the Federal Register in January, 2015.  During the …
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Living Will: What is a living will and why should I have one?

A living will is a written declaration expressing a person’s decision regarding the use of life prolonging procedures in the event that he or she should suffer from a terminal condition. In the landmark case of Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a person has the right to …
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