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You can’t choose your children’s spouses, but if you are concerned about having your legacy end up in the bank account of an ex, use a trust to protect your legacy. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Getting married after you’ve put a few miles on is very different than marrying fresh out of the gate. Resolving legal issues before the wedding can alleviate many common marital issues. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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If you’re over age 50 and walking down the aisle again, there are a number of smart steps to take before you say “I do” another time. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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More common than they once were, blended families need to take special care with estate planning. Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Remarriage can cause some problems and snarls in the estate plan. We’ll look at some of the ways you can plan ahead and minimize the confusion for your family by updating your estate plan. Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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There is no good time in life for a divorce, but late life divorces have a larger impact, especially on those who were otherwise prepared for retirement. Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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How can you plan for the future when you don’t know much about the present? Simple answer: you can’t. Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Once the process of legally ending your marriage begins, you will need to make sure that your own interests are protected; that includes updating your estate plan to reflect this big life change. While some things may remain the same (such as leaving your children certain assets), be assured that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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New arrivals during senior years are no longer limited to celebrity lifestyles, but they do require your resources and planning for guardianship issues. Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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The old adage can be very true: a second marriage is often the triumph of hope over experience. Add estate planning to keep that hope—and peace in the family—intact. Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Many of us are likely gearing up for wedding season, but did you know that your marital status has a significant impact on your estate plan? Over the month of June, we’ll look at the impact of a marriage, divorce or re-marriage on your estate planning. Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Planning for the hard realities of our later years often doesn’t seem necessary, until we experience the challenges of aging with a loved one. Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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More than 45 million Americans take care of an elderly family member, usually an aging parent. This can have negative impact on their own family, from finances to strained relationships. Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease puts families through an emotional and financial struggle that many are just not equipped to deal with. Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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All too often, adult children are at a loss when their elderly parents encounter a health care emergency. If the kids can’t find health care proxies and other information about your healthcare wishes, they won’t be able to help their parents the way their parents had wished. Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Caring for aging parents forces many women to work less or leave the workplace entirely. The impact on women’s careers and the economy is expected to grow. Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Incapacity might be harder for some people to imagine than death. They can’t wrap their thoughts around the idea of being alive, yet unable to function. However, a little planning now can ensure you’re prepared and make you more comfortable with the possibility down the road. Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Caring for aging parents or an aging spouse requires the ability to advocate on their behalf. Some people find it easier than others, but it can be learned. Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Certain organizations are known for providing amazing customer service. Social Security is not usually one of them. However, there are some services Social Security does offer that are not well known and could make life easier for many. Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Planning for life with Alzheimer’s includes selecting trusted family members or friends who can assist with legal and financial matters. As usual, planning in advance of a crisis is always the best way to go. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Protection partnerships are at the heart of best practices for community-based groups to protect seniors from financial exploitation. Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Whether or not an aging parent should live with their adult children raises issues for the parent and the children. There is no single or easy answer. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Conversations about caregiving, retirement income and estate planning need to start early, and they need to be ongoing to prevent misunderstandings. It’s really that simple. Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Seniors faced with unfamiliar care costs often panic because they don’t know their options. That’s where an elder law attorney can help. Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group
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Elder law is often associated with elder abuse, but that’s not always the case. In most cases, elder law is about planning ahead and making contingency plans for the aging process. Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at Family Estate Planning Law Group