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Do You Have an Estate Plan? 3 Reasons Why You Need at Least a Last Will and Testament

  Have you considered that, without an estate plan, it may be likely that your heirs will face difficulty after you pass away in sorting out your assets and any debts you may have? Everything you own can be included in your estate. Your home and any other real property you own, your vehicles, bank… Read more »

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Are There Different Types of Trusts to Use in Estate Planning?

Did you know that trusts can be useful to many different people, not just those who are wealthy? Did you know that there is more than one type of trust? In fact, there are many different types of trusts that can be useful in estate planning, and many people  may find that a specific type… Read more »

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How To Choose An Estate Planning Attorney

Have you thought of putting an estate plan in place? If so, you may be wondering how to choose an estate planning attorney. It may be easy to feel overwhelmed about this task. We will take time here to give you some tips on how to help ease the search process.   When faced with… Read more »

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When Family Caregivers May Not Be Enough

Is it time to seek professional assistance in caring for an elderly family member? The answer may be yes if your loved one’s living situation is not conducive to providing family-only care, if his or her cognitive abilities have been impacted, or if a family member is unable to provide the level of assistance necessary… Read more »

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How Mental Capacity Impacts Estate Planning For An Alzheimer’s Patient

World Alzheimer’s Day is September 21st. Have you heard of it? It is an international campaign to both raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and to challenge the stigma surrounding dementia. The stigma surrounding dementia can often result in the first symptoms of early Alzheimer’s. For instance, a person’s decreased executive functioning and disorganization may end… Read more »