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Nelson Elder Care Law
Woodstock and Marietta, GA
I help seniors to protect their hard-earned life savings as they age.
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The common advice for a crisis is to remain calm and try to think clearly. That's not always possible, but prior planning and preparation – much like with fire drills or tornado drills – can help you to stay focused and make better decisions during an emergency situation. Continue reading
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It’s going to be a busy year in Washington and state capitals for policymakers working to improve the retirement security of millions of Americans. Continue reading
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Planning for the future of a farm, ranch or business can be a lot more complicated than just making a will, especially if there is more than one heir. Continue reading
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The lawyer emphasizes that, in granting the hot power of gifting to an agent, Charles is creating a greater opportunity for self-dealing, making it all-important that he explicitly trusts the agent he names. Continue reading
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Each child reduces the household wealth of Americans between the ages of 30 and 59 by about 3% or 4%, according to data from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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An estate plan is the guide to how you want your personal and financial affairs to be handled, in the event of your incapacity or death. As life changes, your guide changes with it. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 42,000 people lost their lives due to opioid use in 2016, a fivefold increase from 1999. Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Typically, criticisms of trustees center around fees, locality and beneficiaries’ perceived lack of access to funds and to the administrator. Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Although the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 eliminated the risk of estate tax liability exposure for 99% of the estates, your estate is still at risk. Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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I had never worked with a financial advisor, so I didn’t really understand that there would be a specific age that would come along, regardless of whether or not I was working, and bang, I would have to withdraw this money, whether or not I needed it,” he says. Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Constant negotiating about who pays what bill or how household costs will be split, is enough to stress any couple. Instead, find a systematic way to cover regular costs. Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Besides new exercise regimes and attempts at savings accounts, from a legal perspective, the new year is the perfect impetus for tackling life’s perennial to-do list. Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Health insurance coverage will often pay for the first few days or months at the nursing home, but that eventually stops. Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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When Americans are surveyed about where they want to live as they get older, most say they’d like to stay in their homes and ‘age in place.’ Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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We spend decades dreaming of the day when life won’t be dictated by alarm clocks, commute times, meeting schedules and office politics. Then reality sets in: Retirement can be kind of a drag. There may be 20-plus years of it ahead of you. Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Social Security has closed 67 field offices since fiscal 2010 in rural and urban areas alike. For the public, the cuts have meant less access to field offices, and ballooning wait times in the remaining 1,229 offices and on the agency’s toll-free line. Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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The Trump tax cuts bestowed a huge gift on the rich—a doubled estate and gift tax exemption. However, it’s temporary, and there was unease as to whether gifts would be taxed later, when the exemption fell. Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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If you spend a lot of time on the Internet, you’re not just shopping or being entertained, or following the news or participating in an online community. You’re probably also dealing with accounts and information that eventually can become part of your digital ‘estate.’ Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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It is no surprise that dealing with the emotional impact of the death of a spouse is overwhelming. For many widows, handling the financial implications of her husband’s death may be too much to bear. However, that is what most widows must do. Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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A will directs how your probate assets will be distributed upon your passing, designates an executor to be in charge of your estate, and allows you to create trusts for minor grandchildren or disabled beneficiaries. However, having a will is just part of the story. Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Digital Estate planning is about organizing all your digital assets and property and making arrangements that address what will happen to them. after you die or otherwise lose the ability to use or manage them. Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Stan Lee, the co-creator of superheroes including Captain America and Spider-Man, left this universe with a long list of unfortunate events, and not even the Avengers can help with this one. Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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You have estate planning documents prepared in the state of your former residence but are now a Florida resident. Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Orville Rogers was forced into mandatory retirement from his pilot job at age 60. Refusing to let company policy keep him grounded, he flew his own planes until age 79. Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2019 at Nelson Elder Care Law