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Nelson Elder Care Law
Woodstock, GA
I help seniors to protect their hard-earned life savings as they age.
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Preserving family wealth between generations requires proper estate planning. However, that may not be enough. It is also important to make sure that younger generations know what to do with the wealth. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Nelson Elder Care Law
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A funeral home in Colorado is under FBI investigation for allegedly selling body parts. However, it is not clear that the funeral home was doing anything illegal. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Estate law in the U.S. allows people to leave their wealth to whomever they want with very few restrictions. In some other countries, people have very few choices on the inheritance of wealth. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Many Americans have to hang up their car keys for good due to dementia. There is an increasing prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in the aging US population and it is forcing the hands of caregivers, family, and physicians to ensure getting those impaired off the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Nelson Elder Care Law
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If you have recently gotten a divorce, you most likely do not want your ex-spouse to inherit your property. Without good estate planning, the ex-spouse might still get control of the property, if you have minor children together. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Nelson Elder Care Law
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It is important to make plans for what will happen to your pets after you pass away. Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Ben Franklin planned his estate carefully. He left behind a will that might be a good lesson. Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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When you start planning your estate, it is a good idea to ask yourself a few questions that will help you clarify your thinking. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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There are numerous care options available for adult with special needs. The options available range for those with special needs who are able to be more independent to those who need advanced medical care. It is important to match the person’s needs and desires with the best possible living option... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Variation in prices can be attributed to number of choices and the choices people make Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Very few wills are actually contested in probate court. However, the chances of a legal battle over a will go up, when the estate is valuable. It also goes up, if family members do not get along for other reasons. Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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The new tax law has left an important estate tax issue up to the IRS to determine. That is what to do if the estate tax exemption reverts to its previous level and the deceased has gifted more than that amount. Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Charitable remainder trusts can be a great vehicle for elderly people to downsize without paying a steep tax penalty. They can also be very dangerous, if not handled correctly. Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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The long-running dispute between Michael Jackson's estate and the IRS has been closely watched by estate and tax attorneys. Why? The ultimate outcome of the case is expected to be important for how the estates of other deceased celebrities will be treated. The biggest issue is the value of Jackson's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Federal estate tax gets the attention, but some states need focus as far as estate planning is concerned. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Winners and losers created in President Trump’s tax reform bill. Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Hefner apparently had a lot of fun, but his estate plan calls for controlled behavior. Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Officials aren’t sure what to do with the body legally and which court has jurisdiction. Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Estate is worth $5 million and there are many claims against it. Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Congressional Republicans reached a final deal on a tax reform bill. They kept the estate tax in place, with an important modification. Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Many people who do not have to pay the federal estate tax are unaware that there is still a benefit to the spousal election that might benefit them in the future. Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Some decisions to bequeath certain assets to people cannot be undone by creating a new will and changing who gets the assets. Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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The stock markets might have risen to record highs this year, but few Americans own enough stock to take advantage of it. Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Opioid deaths, as well as rapidly rising drug deaths in U.S. may be to blame. Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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The Attorney General of Washington D.C. has investigated funeral homes in the district and found many problems, which may well highlight a nationwide problem. Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law