Posts Categorized: Estate Planning

Top Three Reasons to Create Your Estate Plan

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Category: Estate Planning

You have likely been inundated with advice by well-meaning friends, family members, and co-workers about how important it is to create an estate plan. Like the majority of Americans, however, you have yet to take...

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Do I Need An Incapacity Plan?

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Category: Estate Planning

You have undoubtedly heard from friends and families about the importance of having a comprehensive estate plan in place; however, do you also know why an incapacity plan is important to include within your estate...

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Can I Use a Power of Attorney for the SSA?

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Category: Estate Planning

A power of attorney is one of the most commonly used estate planning documents, in part because of the numerous goals and objectives that can be achieved by using one. With the right kind of...

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Do I Work with You Or a Paralegal?

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Category: Estate Planning

For many people, their first experience working with an attorney is when they decide to sit down and create an estate plan. If you fall into that category you may have a number of questions...

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Do Trusts Save Taxes?

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Category: Estate Planning

Like most people, your Last Will and Testament is likely the foundation for your comprehensive estate plan. In order to achieve all of your estate planning goals, however, you will likely need to incorporate a...

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How Much Can a Medicaid Trust Protect?

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Category: Estate Planning

As the costs associated with long-term care in the United States continue to increase, the need to include Medicaid planning in your overall estate plan increases as well. Although every estate plan is as unique...

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