Why an Estate Planning Attorney is Way Better than the Internet

The internet is a treasure trove of resources and tools that fit exactly what we’re looking for. Just the other day, I was trying to put together a chair, and I found a YouTube video that showed me step-by-step how to assemble the exact same one I had in front of me. A task that…

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Tough Conversations

While sitting across the dining room table from my dad, it struck me how frail he looked. Equally startling was I wasn’t sure when it had happened. Had I been that preoccupied? Sure, my life was busy, but had I been that distracted? I felt overwhelming guilt.

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“Debt Collectors Are Calling Me”

In the week of my Dad’s passing, I called 11 credit card companies to inform them of his passing. Each call took about 30 minutes – from wading through the automated system to multiple transfers to the appropriate department. It was awful. My Dad told me the debt would just go away once he passes.…

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5 Signs Your Aging Parent May Need Care

Group of happy elderly men laughing and talking

Having a peace of mind when it comes to your aging parents is something that might be hard to accomplish, but we’re here to help . If you notice any of these warning signs from aging family members , give us a call. A proactive conversation about paying for care could save hours and dollars…

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Michael Jackson and the Importance of Funding Your Trust

Trust. Will. Estate Plan. These are terms you have likely heard but may not have clarity on what exactly they do or what legal tool you need. This is common. Our clients come to us knowing they want to protect their children, but unsure of what next steps to take.  Let’s look at Michael Jackson…

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The Legal Documents You Need for Your 18-year-old

Your child turned 18 and suddenly no one will talk to you– Not school personnel. Not your child’s physician. Not billing departments for medical bills or other accounts. The control you had yesterday to manage these things for your child is suddenly gone. Why?! If this hasn’t happened to you yet, don’t be surprised when…

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Protecting Your Children’s Inheritance From Divorce

We all hope our children will grow up, meet someone special, and that individual will be a part of the family forever. But as we all know, marriages can end and sometimes they end badly. As much as we may want to, we CANNOT spare our children the pain inflicted when a marriage ends. But…

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Digital Assets- We All Have Them, But Are We Protecting Them?

Our lives are increasingly connected to the online world. We share our business ventures, promote opportunities, use social media as a photo album to track special moments in time, and even purchase valuable cryptocurrency online. We call these “Digital Assets.” Our digital assets can be extensive and extremely valuable, but how do we properly handle…

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6 Common Reasons For Seniors To Consider A Power Of Attorney

Powers of Attorney are all about authority. When you sign a Power of Attorney (“POA”), you are authorizing someone else to make decisions for you when you can no longer participate due to age or incapacity. Powers of attorney are not just for elderly, but here are a few reasons aging adults need to set…

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