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4 Signs You Need to Discuss Long Term Care with Your Parents

Your parents have always been there for you, to help you in your darkest times. They’ve always been the most self-sufficient people you can imagine. Lately, however, they seem to be slipping. They’ve missed some bills, forgotten medication, and their mood seems to change at a moment’s notice. You’re concerned, and you can’t give them [...]

By | March 14th, 2018|estate law|0 Comments

How an Estate Planning Lawyer Can Keep Your Money in the Family

When you pass away, you want your assets to go to your heirs, not to government entities or creditors looking to put their hands into the pockets of your estate. Unfortunately, when people die, everyone in the world shows up with their palms up, looking for their cut. It’s important to properly protect your assets [...]

By | February 28th, 2018|estate law|0 Comments

5 Reasons You Need a Trust and Estate Planning Attorney

There are tons of reasons why people meet with an elder law or estate planning lawyer. Others, however, put off that first meeting for a long time. Either they think they don’t need to plan their estate, or they think it’s an easy process they can handle on their own. After all, how hard can [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|estate law|0 Comments

The Benefit of Pre-Planning

Too many people think that estate planning is something that only the rich do. In truth, just about everyone has assets, and those assets could be in danger without a pre-plan. Even before you pass on, however, pre-planning can ensure that you are protected as you near your golden years. It can guarantee your bills [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

When You Should Update Your Estate Plan

An estate plan is one of the most useful legal tools that you can possess. When your estate plan is written correctly, you will be able to protect your assets and make sure that your wishes are honored as you grow older. Like most legal documents, however, an estate plan is a reflection of your [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

How to Deal With Credit Cards of the Deceased

When a loved one passes away, there are several issues that need to be handled, including making funeral arrangements and dealing with their estate. However, there is one issue that many people fail to consider after the death of a family member: What happens to their credit cards? Debt is a very complicated issue, and [...]

By | October 18th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, elder law, estate law|0 Comments

Who Has the Capacity to Make a Will?

One of the most important areas of elder law is protecting your assets with a will. Having a will in order means your estate will be handled in the way that you wish. However, writing a will can be extremely complicated, and there are several issues that can result in your will being challenged, including [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law, estate law|0 Comments

The Basics of Estate Planning for Singles

For the most part, people who think about estate planning are those who have entire families to consider. However, those who are single also have concerns as they look to their futures, and estate planning is vital to everyone’s future. The approach that singles will need to take to such vital plans is very different [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|estate law, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Modern Issues in Estate Planning

As with just about every aspect of elder law, estate planning issues are constantly evolving and changing. Protecting your assets is more important than ever before. There are issues involving gifts, income taxes, estate transfers, powers of attorney, special needs beneficiaries and more. Making the right choices is essential for not just ensuring that you [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

Estate Planning and Charitable Contributions

Recent developments in estate planning involve major shifts in how the IRS deals with taxable property, gifts, and generation skipping taxes. These new rulings have come down over the past couple of years, and with the current administration in place, it may be likely that we’ll see more changes in policy. Understanding how taxes work [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments