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Sarah's Law Firm
Central Michigan
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“All living World War II veterans would be eligible for Veterans Affairs medical services and nursing home care under language included in the federal budget bill expected to be approved by lawmakers this week.” Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“In the dark of the night, snuggled within the 4,000+ page Omnibus Bill meant to keep the machine of government well-oiled, lies a passage that may change the future of retirement saving.” Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Estate planning is an important, if unpleasant, part of life. It is suggested that people look at their plans at least once a year and update them when there are significant changes in life; such as divorce, the death of a loved one, or the birth of a child. The suggestion also works if there has been a fight within a family and the one leaving the estate would prefer to choose a new heir.” Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Many people think that estate planning and writing a will are the same. However, one is actually just part of the other.” Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“It turns out it’s not just in the movies that you can get a huge inheritance from that uncle you never knew about.” Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“While couples might sign a prenuptial agreement before they’re married and a “post-nup” after, it’s more than just the timing that differentiates these arrangements, experts say.” Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Succession planning involves accounting for the worst-case scenario. Without accounting for these risks, your plan could fail, require expensive litigation or jeopardize the family farm.” Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“People pay many different kinds of taxes. You file an income tax return every spring, pay sales taxes when you buy things and pay property taxes if you own a home. These taxes apply to nearly everyone.” Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“The Social Security system of retirement benefits, begun in 1935, are a crucial underpinning of life for American retirees. For most people over 65, it’s undoubtedly hard to imagine life without this retirement benefit.” Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Some people choose, upon their passing, to give their inheritance to a specific charity or organization. The great news is you don’t need a famous surname to give like a philanthropist.” Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“I’m looking for guidance on where to start with planning in case something happens to me or my husband.” Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“A love for nursing and a desire to help young people prompted a Norfolk man to include a nursing scholarship at Northeast Community College in his estate planning.” Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Singer Aaron Carter's £446,000 property will be left to his one-year-old son Prince following the musician's tragic death last month.” Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Adult children may anticipate, but are not legally entitled, to an inheritance.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Disabled veterans will be guaranteed access to life insurance policies under a new Veterans Affairs program set to launch early next year, department officials announced Tuesday.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“The misconception that estate plans are only for wealthy individuals often prevents people from putting a plan in place. However, having an estate plan is beneficial for anyone.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“A decade after his death, the $40 million estate of Holocaust survivor and Staten Island developer Roman Blum has yet to be resolved — and the vast fortune is shrinking as his would-be heirs battle for their piece of the pie.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Kirstie Alley enjoyed the fruits of her labor following a successful career in the limelight, leaving behind a $40 million fortune and massive real estate portfolio.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Don't leave your family to fight over your belongings if something happens to you. Having a plan in place can help them grieve in peace.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“A joint and survivor annuity provides lifetime income payments for an annuity owner and their survivor. You contribute a lump sum of money to the joint and survivor annuity and can usually start receiving income almost immediately.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Retirement planning is an important part of long-term financial wellness. For women, the process can be especially fraught.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Estate planning might sound like something that’s just for wealthy people with huge beach houses and billions in the bank. However, the truth is that estate planning is something we all need to think about.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“While it’s an honor to be asked to be the guardian of someone else’s children in the event of a tragedy, there are three key considerations before agreeing to be named guardian in estate documents.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“After the 2022 midterms, the estate of late songwriter Tom Petty tweeted a statement that condemned the use of Petty's 1989 hit "I Won't Back Down" in one failed gubernatorial campaign.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2023 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“The news is full of stories about the famous who didn’t bother to make a will to dispose of their substantial fortunes. Although many others did make a plan, various issues with their testamentary documents have led to costly and protracted litigation.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2022 at Sarah's Law Firm