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Living Will vs Do-Not-Resuscitate Order

End-of-Life Care: Living Will vs Do-Not-Resuscitate Order

Living Will vs Do-Not-Resuscitate Order It’s no secret that life is unpredictable. As unpleasant as it may sound, one day ...
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Simultaneous Deaths Estate Planning

How Simultaneous Deaths Are Dealt With in Estate Planning

When creating a will, the assumption is that your assets will be distributed to your spouse, children, grandchildren, or other ...
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Irrevocable funeral trust

Long-Term Planning: Irrevocable Funeral Trusts

Being alive is not cheap, neither is dying. Funerals can cost up to tens of thousands of dollars, which oftentimes ...
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What Is A Revocable Living Trust

5 Things You Need to Know About Revocable Living Trusts

Without a legal background, the world of estate planning can certainly seem complicated. While some people may understand the concept ...
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Funding Living Trust

Estate Basics: Funding Your Living Trust

The biggest benefit of a living trust is that unlike many assets that are typically held in a will, the ...
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How to Protect Yourself from Scammers

How to Protect Yourself From Scammers

There is no understating how careful you must be with where you deposit your personal information. Now more than ever, ...
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The Risks of Court-Appointed Guardianship

When you become incapacitated, you have someone else that makes your decisions for you. If you have done your estate ...
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What Happens to My Debts When I Die

What Happens to My Debts When I Die?

At one point in everyone’s life, they will procure some type of debt. Debt is a deferred payment - sometimes ...
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Estate Planning for Newly Divorced

Estate Planning Tips for The Newly Divorced

Getting married can be one of the happiest days of some people’s lives. Unfortunately, human nature is not perfect, and ...
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Estate Planning for Blended Families

5 Estate Planning Tips for Blended Families

Every family is unique and comes with their own unique circumstances. When it comes to estate planning, one should keep ...
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Business Succession and Estate Planning

Succession and Estate Planning for Businesses

Succession and Estate Planning Building and operating a business is, by any metrics, a big feat to accomplish. It often ...
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Common Medicaid Planning Mistakes

Common Medicaid Planning Mistakes

Medicaid is one of the largest insurance providers in America, designed to help low-income families and individuals, seniors, the disabled, ...
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Natural Disaster Planning

Estate Planning for Natural Disasters

Accidents happen when we are least expecting them. Natural disasters in particular can catch us off guard, as they are ...
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5 Criminal Fines For Medicaid Fraud

5 Criminal Fines For Medicaid Fraud

Jail Time: It is very possible that a Medicaid fraud conviction can bring about a jail sentence. Fines: If convicted ...
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Taxes In Retirement

Elder Planning – What Taxes Will I Have to Pay When I Retire?

To most, retirement seems like a final destination; you’ve worked your entire adult life and you finally have a chance ...
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Common Estate Planning Mistakes

Common Estate Planning Mistakes (Part 2) Regardless of your financial position, making sure that your assets are transferred smoothly after ...
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Does a Will Take Priority Over A Prenuptial Agreement

Wills & Prenups – Which Takes Priority?

A prenuptial agreement, or prenup, is a written contract created by two people before they get married. Prenups usually include ...
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Out of State Advance Directive

Will My Advance Directives Be Valid In Other States?

What happens if you suddenly experience a casualty or severe illness that leaves you paralyzed and/or unable to communicate? How ...
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What Is A Survivorship Requirement

Survivorship Requirement – What If My Beneficiaries Pass Away?

When thinking about the purpose of a will, many only consider the process of smoothly passing assets to their beneficiaries ...
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How To Name A Trust

Estate Essentials: What Do I Name My Trust?

While it likely isn’t the first thing to come to mind when we think about estate planning, assigning a proper ...
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