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Financial Products, Your Estate Planning Attorney and You

When people begin planning their estate for late-life or end-of-life needs, they are often bombarded with options for financial products. While your estate planning attorney isn’t strictly a financial advisor and generally doesn’t offer financial products directly, they can play a vital role in helping you decide on the best products for your needs. You [...]

By |2018-11-20T21:29:03+00:00November 20th, 2018|elder law, estate law, Nursing Home|0 Comments

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s, and What You Need to Do

Alzheimer’s Disease is a terrifying disease. It’s an illness that can take someone from a comfortable, familiar and loving presence to a complete stranger, and it seemingly happens overnight. Nobody likes to think about it, but it’s of vital importance that you prepare for it, since it can strike anyone as they age. We still [...]

By |2018-06-17T11:20:11+00:00July 11th, 2018|estate law|0 Comments

Risks and Advantages of Splitting Revocable Trusts

Many married couples set up a revocable trust to protect their assets upon their death, and ensure they go where the couple desires. Joint trusts have a single trust document that combines all the couple’s assets into one, and manages the estate as a single entity. It’s the easiest kind of trust for a married [...]

By |2018-05-30T11:57:15+00:00June 6th, 2018|estate law|0 Comments

Tips For Planning Your Healthcare Future

Retirement. The time when you put work behind you and enjoy life to the fullest. The last thing you want to worry about is what if you need surgery and have an enormous medical bill to pay. Discover what steps you can take now to avoid healthcare problems later with this overview provided by the [...]

By |2018-04-19T13:07:56+00:00May 16th, 2018|estate law|0 Comments

Important End-of-Life Care Decision

When you reach your senior years, there are a lot of decisions that have to be made to prepare for the possibility that you may one day not be able to care for yourself. If you reach the point where you can’t make informed decisions or handle your day-to-day affairs, you want to be sure [...]

By |2018-04-04T01:16:58+00:00April 25th, 2018|estate law|0 Comments

Estate and Retirement Planning for Late-in-Life Parents

We’re living longer every day, and our changing culture and advancing science means that people are having children later than ever. This means that it’s more common each year to have older parents. These parents need to keep special considerations in mind when it comes to retirement and estate planning. Creating this estate plan and [...]

By |2018-04-04T01:02:53+00:00April 4th, 2018|estate law|0 Comments

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 |2018-02-26T16:15:43+00:00March 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 |2018-01-26T16:17:59+00:00February 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 |2018-01-26T16:03:35+00:00February 7th, 2018|estate law|0 Comments

Reasons You Need Estate Planning Even Without the Death Tax

Many people are excited about the elimination of the federal estate tax with the proposed new tax reform plan put forth by the White House. This plan, if it passes, will greatly simplify tax processes for people across the board, but especially when it comes to dealing with estate planning services. There will be fewer [...]

By |2018-05-10T20:37:16+00:00December 27th, 2017|estate law|0 Comments