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Blended Families and Your Estate Plan

  Blended Families and Your Estate Plan             Anyone who ever grew up with or saw The Brady Bunch will recall the trials and tribulations, albeit humorous, of America’s most...

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Medicaid and The Nursing Home

    Medicaid and The Nursing Home               How will we pay the nursing home?  This is one of the most common questions family members of a loved one in the nursing...

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Divorce & Estate Planning – Pitfalls to Avoid

    Divorce & Estate Planning – Pitfalls to Avoid             According to the majority of studies, 40-50% of first marriages will end in divorce.  Divorce rates for...

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Designing Your Will and Estate Plan

    Designing Your Will and Estate Plan   When completing a Will, it is imperative to craft or “design” it to meet your goals and keep your legacy intact.  The following is a list of basic design elements to bring...

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Legal Landmines of Transferring Property to Children

    Legal Landmines of Transferring Property to Children               Transferring property to children as people age, while retaining the right to live at the property for...

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4 Key Reasons Why You Need a Health Care Proxy

                          4 Key Reasons Why You Need a Health Care...

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The Three Essential Estate Planning Documents

    The Three Essential Estate Planning Documents          When crafting an estate plan, you should provide your estate planning attorney with all family information, a summary of your assets, any...

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Nuts and Bolts of Revocable Living Trusts

    Nuts and Bolts of Revocable Living Trusts               When determining the best estate plan option, it is vital to analyze variables unique to you:  age, health...

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What is a Power of Attorney and Why You Need One!

    What is a Power of Attorney and Why You Need One!             A Power of Attorney is arguably one of the most critical and important estate documents you can complete during...

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Why You Need a Will

    Why You Need a Will   The excuses abound for not having a Will:  “I really don’t have many assets, what’s the point?”;  “I’ll be dead and gone, what do I care?”;...

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