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Guardianship of an Elderly Parent

The ability of aging parents to make informed and meaningful decisions is often lost as they age. This growing inability may occur due to Alzheimer’s disease, other forms of dementia, mental illness, stroke, brain injury, or other severe health or…

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The Role of Trustee’s

It is likely that you have questions regarding how you want your assets distributed and who should have that responsibility, regardless of where you are in the estate planning process. A trust can be a great tool in your estate planning…

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SSI and SSDI Claims Can Receive Rejection

To submit a successful application for federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), you must review some of the major disqualifiers before proceeding. Eligible individuals can benefit from both programs though they have distinct differences. The…

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Revise Your Estate Plan After Divorce

An emotional divorce can lead to financial turmoil (especially if children are involved). Rarely is the division of assets an amicable process. While your estate plan may be the furthest thing from your mind during a divorce, without updating your documents,…

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The Steps Involved in Probate

An emotional loss like that of a close relative is one of life's most stressful experiences. In addition to the emotional aspect, there is the stress of handling the deceased person's estate and affairs. This part can be especially overwhelming. The…

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How to Navigate the Probate Process

Probate is the legal process that recognizes a will and appoints an executor to administer an estate and distribute it to the intended beneficiaries, according to the American Bar Association (ABA). Navigating the probate process will vary according to state law.…

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Estate Planning and Tax Reform

Adapting to ever-changing federal estate tax laws, gifts, and GST exemptions may require an annual review and amendment of your estate plan. Since 2018, federal tax assessment on estates above $11.7 million, indexed for inflation every year, will default back to…

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In Nursing Homes, You Need to Ask the Right Questions

The flu, pneumonia, COVID 19, and other contagious diseases are disproportionately prevalent in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. According to the American Family Physician Journal, a flu outbreak in a nursing home often affects 20 percent or more of…

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Elder Law Attorneys: What Do They Do?

There are many aspects of elder law that affect older or disabled individuals. Attorneys who practice elder law advocate for and create legal plans to assist seniors, and their loved ones, in living better lives. Elder law may include planning for…

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Ten Facts About Living Wills

Your living will does not serve as a last will and testament for the distribution of your assets. Instead, it is a mechanism to communicate to your family and doctors how you want medical care conducted when you aren't able. Your…

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