• How Do I Get My Mom’s Affairs in Order?

    February 16, 2022

    “It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. We all know that our time in this world is limited, and that eventually all of us will end up underneath some sheet, never to wake up. And yet it is always a surprise when it happens to someone we know. It is like […]

  • Here’s Why You Need an Estate Plan

    February 16, 2022

    It’s always the right time to do your estate planning, but it’s most critical when you have beneficiaries who are minors or with special needs, says the Capital Press in the recent article, “Ag Finance: Why you need to do estate planning.” While it’s likely that most adult children can work things out, even if it’s costly and time-consuming in […]

  • Here’s Why a Basic Form Doesn’t Work for Estate Planning

    February 16, 2022

    It’s true that an effective estate plan should be simple and straightforward, if your life is simple and straightforward. However, few of us have those kinds of lives. For many families, the discovery that a will that was created using a basic form is invalid leads to all kinds of expenses and problems, says The […]

  • Here’s How You Know You’re an Adult: 10 Documents

    February 16, 2022

    Fifty is a little on the late side to start taking care of these important life matters. However, it is better late than never. It’s easy to put these tasks off, since the busyness of our day-to-day lives gives us a good reason to procrastinate on the larger issues, like death and our own mortality. […]

  • Even a Late Start toward Retirement Planning is Better than None at All

    February 16, 2022

    “There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.” Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes. “The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.” Abe Lemons. There are also people who wait until they become senior citizens to begin planning for retirement. That’s a little on the late side, but the […]

  • Estate Planning When A Family Member Is Disabled

    February 16, 2022

    This kind of mistake can wreak havoc on many lives, which is why it is so important to work with an experienced estate planning attorney who is knowledgeable about special needs planning. The article, “Crafting an estate plan to include disabled family members”  from The Ledger explains what is involved in special needs planning. Supplemental […]

  • End of Life Planning for Loved Ones

    February 16, 2022

    It’s definitely an uncomfortable thing to do. However, making funeral arrangements for yourself eliminates a lot of stress and anxiety for the family members, who are left to guess what you may have wanted. This, says the Leesville Daily Leader in the article “Planning for the end of your life” lets you make the decisions. When considering […]

  • Digital Assets in Estate Planning: The Brave New World of Estate Planning

    February 16, 2022

    “They say that every time a Targaryen is born, the gods toss a coin and the world holds its breath.” – Varys to Jon “The master of coin must be frugal.” —Varys to Eddard Stark Cryptocurrency is almost mainstream, despite its complexity, says Insurance News Net in the article “Westchester County Elder Law Attorney Anthony J. Enea Sheds […]

  • What’s the Difference Between a Life Estate and an Irrevocable Trust?

    February 16, 2022

    What’s the Difference Between a Life Estate and an Irrevocable Trust? Investopedia’s recent article asks “Life Estate vs. Irrevocable Trust: What’s the Difference?” The article explains that a life estate and an irrevocable trust are two different ways to make certain that assets are transferred to the right party. Each of these has advantages and […]

  • Dementia and Advanced Directive

    February 16, 2022

    The Roanoke Times advises in the recent article “What to do in absence of advance directive” to talk to an experienced elder care attorney to coordinate the necessary legal issues, when dementia may be at issue with a parent or other loved one. Next, ask your physician for a geriatric evaluation consultation for your loved […]


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