One of the most important decisions you will ever make is choosing a fiduciary.
Some people think that, because their assets are jointly owned with a spouse or are in a trust, they do not need a Power of Attorney, or that if they become incapacitated, their spouse automatically has the authority to make medical decisions on their behalf.
We have seen some step siblings able to all get along fine but they seem to be the exception. More likely, one sibling feels divided loyalty to the birth parent, not the step-parent.
If a person close to you has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it may be time to address some serious financial questions.
A conservatorship, also known as a guardianship, is a legal mechanism set up for people who are unable to manage their affairs.
E-Law is having our first POST-COVID Workshop. Come join us on Tuesday, July 13th at 6:00 PM. Learn about the documents you should have to protect yourself and your loved ones in the case of disability or death. No cost no obligation, pure information. There is limited seating so call now and reserve your spot. […]
Many of our parents completed their estate plans decades ago. The documents may still be valid. However, if they are stale or outdated, you may spend significant money trying to use them down the road.
Your chances of getting paid to be a family caregiver are best if you are caring for a U.S. military veteran or for someone eligible for Medicaid, but other possibilities exist.
There’s a lot to celebrate when you hit the big five-oh. Discounts start to kick in, investments begin to mature and — how does the saying go? — with age comes wisdom.
Over the years I get all kinds of questions from people. And boy, have I heard some doozies. But one common one I get is called the ‘lazy (or poor) man’s (or woman’s’) estate planning.’ This type of estate planning has some very negative tax consequences.