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Mike McCafferty
Wichita, Kansas
Estate and Business Planning Attorney
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The primary benefits can’t be paid out, if there is confusion on the beneficiary. Continue reading
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Disagreement between stepparents and stepchildren isn’t unusual. However, the fight over Thicke’s estate is taking interesting turns. Continue reading
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U.S. Senate committee holds hearings, following report by the GAO on problems of guardians financially abusing the elderly. Continue reading
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Millions of dollars have been lost in estate plans because heirs weren’t aware of digital assets. Continue reading
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While it may be of sentimental value to you, it could make it difficult for your heirs when you ask to have your ashes spread at a Disney theme park. Continue reading
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Driving requires quick reflexes and good motor skills. Families face difficulties with the elderly, when safety comes into question. Continue reading
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Regardless of language, the White House has an interesting viewpoint of the estate tax. Continue reading
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Carrying out an estate plan requires more than the proper legal documents. Continue reading
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It once again is difficult to get Congress to reach an agreement. Continue reading
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Failure to take minimum disbursement could draw 50% penalty. Continue reading
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City in Delaware continues benefits for 20 years, after retiree passes away. Continue reading
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Avoiding probate is a good idea, but not at the cost of losing your home. Continue reading
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Carrying out an estate plan requires more than the proper legal documents. Continue reading
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Make sure you don’t set up your loved ones for an illegal act when making your final plans. Continue reading
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While it may not always be at the top of the list people often want to be sure their family has sufficient cash for funeral services. Continue reading
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Perhaps estate planning should be part of the preparation for college. Continue reading
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Life expectancy is decreasing in the U.S. However, the rich still live longer than other Americans. Continue reading
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If one does not have a living will there is a real risk that life savings will be severely reduced. Continue reading
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Many people want to witness the results of their gift to heirs. Continue reading
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While the U.S. debates the rights of terminally ill patients to end their life, The Netherlands allows elderly couples to die together. Continue reading
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Your estate is your assets, while your legacy is how you are remembered. Continue reading
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The downsizing process often means getting rid of possessions that your family doesn’t want or have room for. However, there are ways around the problem. Continue reading
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What if there are key legal changes between the time a person writes an estate plan and the time when they pass away? Continue reading
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Life insurance policies pay out immediately upon death and can help the family through difficult times. However, it is important to make sure that you do not mislead the insurance company. Continue reading
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Changing circumstances should spark a fresh look at an estate plan. Continue reading