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“The in-court fights between Hawkeye actor Jeremy Renner and his ex-wife Sonni Pacheco have not slowed, despite current world events.” Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Sarah's Law Firm
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Learning about Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia through research and documentation is extremely important for treating and finding cures for these diseases. While we can learn immensely from research, hearing first-hand accounts is also incredibly important. Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“People are worried about the possibility of a sudden death due to COVID-19, and they want to get their legal affairs in order. Exacerbating the situation are the stories we read in the media about patients who are unable to communicate with loved ones, and hospitals that, because of the exigent circumstances, are creating their own do-not-resuscitate (DNR) rules—even if they conflict with the patient’s wishes.” Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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In order to avoid hurting your loved one's feelings or having your own feelings hurt in a conversation, it is important to understand how to properly communicate with someone with dementia. Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“When a family member or other loved one dies, the natural response is to feel overwhelmed. However, there are some very practical and legal matters that need to be attended to ‘immediately, if not sooner.’” Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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Caregiving for a loved one with dementia can be challenging at times. However, the Crisis Prevention Institute has compiled a list of 6 tips for caregivers who care for loved ones with dementia in order to ease any burden or challenge. Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Though most people who contract COVID-19 experience mild symptoms, it doesn’t hurt to be prepared if you do need to be hospitalized. It can feel scary thinking about getting sick or not being able to make decisions for yourself, but an estate plan is meant to ease your fears. After all, wouldn’t you feel better knowing that the burden of making health and financial decisions will never fall on unprepared family members?” Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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Many people often wonder what it is like to live with dementia. They often have a hard time imagining losing their memories and the ability to take care of themselves. Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Kirk Douglas chose to leave his $61 million fortune to charity, rather than giving any to his son Michael.” Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“When it comes to estate planning, not having a plan is a plan. However, it is not a good one.” Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Before taking a closer look at revocable and irrevocable trusts, it helps to know what a trust is. In simple terms, it’s a legal entity that allows you to transfer assets to the ownership of a trustee.” Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“While the tabloids and gossip websites were eating up every move Paris made, so was someone else – her grandfather, Barron Hilton. Before 2007, Barron was set to leave his $4.5 billion fortune to his family. That was until Paris embarrassed him with her antics so badly that he changed his mind.” Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Little Richard was 87 when he died, which means the pop revolution he helped popularize – rock and roll itself – is now old enough to collect Social Security.” Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Has a loved one named you their financial power of attorney? Are you ready to take on all the responsibilities that it entails? Hopefully, you won’t be called into action anytime soon, but with the coronavirus pandemic continuing, it’s something to think about.” Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“My 401(k) has dropped $31,000 in three weeks. Should I borrow some now to prevent bigger losses?” Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“How do you plan to pass the gift of your good financial fortune on? Defining your goals and creating a giving strategy is key to beginning the process.” Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“A trust can be used to manage estate taxes, shelter assets from creditors, and pass on wealth to future generations. A family trust is a specific type of trust that families can use to create a financial legacy for years to come. There are several benefits to creating one, although not every family necessarily needs one. If you’re curious about where this type of trust might fit into your family’s estate plan, here’s what you need to know.” Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Estate planning design and implementation is not only complex but can be highly emotional. Therefore, it’s important to have a basic understanding of the estate planning process before approaching a professional.” Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“An advanced healthcare directive - also known as a living will - is a legal document in which a person lists the specifics of medical care and comfort actions they desire, should the individual no longer be able to make decisions for themselves due to illness or incapacity.” Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Planning for the end of your life can be intimidating. When you are a farmer, your business is not only your livelihood and your passion, but often it is also intermingled with your family life. For that reason, estate planning — arranging for the management of your assets once you die — is especially important for aging farmers.” Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Most consumers are familiar with the beneficiary designation form they complete when opening an IRA or 401(k). The form designates who receives the asset if the account owner dies. However, these forms can create confusion, unintended bequests, and family turmoil if not adequately monitored.” Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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“Charitable giving comes in many forms. Some people donate annually to their favorite charities, while others may volunteer their time or professional services.” Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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Fever, cough, and shortness of breath were early on identified as symptoms of COVID-19, but additional symptoms are emerging. Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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We should take this opportunity to learn again what it really means to be social and find new forms of social connection. Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm
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While some of you are home, practicing social distancing and frequent hand washing to avoid the Coronavirus, remember that scammers are still busy trying to take advantage of people. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2020 at Sarah's Law Firm