So, you are in “self-quarantine” or practicing “social distancing” but you have legal matters to address. What do you do – call a local lawyer or go online for services? Online legal services are a popular tool designed to save time and money, but are they a good idea and do you really save anything? […]
A second marriage brings with it many changes. From name changes to beneficiaries, don’t forget to add your Estate Plan and Will to the list of things that need to be updated. Listen to this week’s Focus on Elder Law as Sherri discusses the things to consider with your Estate Planning after remarrying.
Your Estate Plan contains your will and trust, beneficiary designations, designation of pre-need guardians, nominations of agents under powers of attorney, and distribution of property and gifts. Depending on your needs, the Estate Plan may also contain a strategy to defer or decrease estate or income taxes. Wills A will is the most common element […]
If you or a loved one has been admitted to a hospital or nursing home, you have probably been asked if you have Advanced Directives or if you would like to execute Advanced Directives… During times of stress, it is often difficult to make informed decisions. It is best to complete these documents when you […]