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Why Estate Planning is Vital for Your Future

Everyone has assets, no matter how slight, and there are many ways to protect these assets and ensure that your last wishes are carried out. Learn why estate planning is vital and how a qualified estate planning attorney can play an important role in taking the right steps to protect your assets. The Elements of [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

Alzheimer’s vs. Dementia

It’s quite unfortunate, but too many people on the street and in the media use the terms “Alzheimer’s” and “Dementia” interchangeably. The truth is, while they may share some symptoms, the two conditions are distinct. The two conditions have different effects on the people who suffer from them, as well as have different treatment methods [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

The Difference Between a Trust and a Will: Which is Right for You?

You’ve worked hard all your life trying to get ahead and leave something behind for your loved ones. You want to have some degree of control over who gets what. Everyone has an estate, even people who have relatively modest possessions, and that means you’ll need to decide on a strategy for taking care of [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|a will, Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

Estate Planning: Where to Begin

Most adults are aware of the importance of estate planning, of getting (and keeping) your affairs in order so that when you pass on, your loved ones have an organized roadmap to follow in taking care of your desires. A solid estate plan, however, requires a great deal more than just a last will and [...]

Ten Facts About Estate Planning

Planning your estate requires making the right detailed decisions and it’s easy to overlook the obvious. Read ten facts you need to know about handling your affairs, why it’s necessary to plan early and how an estate planning lawyer can help. […]

By | November 24th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

It’s Never Too Soon to Plan Your Estate

Planning your estate is of vital importance to the future of the loved ones you leave behind. With the right help it’s not a difficult process, though there are legal complications that arise. Unfortunately, far too many people put it off for years and then, one day it’s too late and their heirs have to [...]

What to Do About Abuse of Power of Attorney

Choosing a power of attorney is an important part of every estate plan. The person who is granted power of attorney has the ability to speak for an elderly person who has given them that right. This means in financial, medical and most legal matters. […]

By | October 18th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

Estate Planning Food for Thought

Looking to work on your estate plan? It always helps to have an idea of what it is you would like to accomplish with your estate plan before you head into to your elder law attorney’s office. It helps to drive the conversation as well as provide a direction for your estate plan to proceed [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

Making an Estate Plan for the Blended Family

Estate planning can be complicated for anyone. If you have a non-traditional or blended family, it can be even more complicated. A blended family adds additional emotional, legal and logistical challenges to estate planning. Fortunately you can avoid issues by taking some steps to ensure that the right protective measures are in place. If you’re [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

Being Mentally Prepared for an Estate Plan Conference

You’ve suddenly realized that you need to have an estate plan. We all know that nobody really wants to think about what is going to happen when they are too sick to make decisions for themselves—or when they are gone. That can make estate planning stressful and frustrating, but it does not have to be [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|estate law|0 Comments