Tag Archives: Elder Law

An “Estate Plan”………. I don’t need one!

So many people ask themselves –   “do I really need an estate plan?” The easiest way to answer this question is with several more questions: If I die without a will, what happens to my home, my money and how … Continue reading

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Review your Wills, Powers of Attorney, Insurance policies today!

Situations change, families move, loved ones pass away, children are getting divorced, a grandchild is born with a disability. Your legal and insurance documents are instructions to those handling your final wishes, but it your responsibility to make sure they reflect … Continue reading

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Having “that talk”

Having “that talk” is often a very difficult one to start.   First……….. who starts the conversation?  The parents? The Children?  Maybe it is a trusted advisor or attorney.   Here are some possible “starter” discussions:  Is there an acknowledgement that a … Continue reading

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Giving away my home to the “kids”

You own a home or possibly a family farm and you’ve heard it’s a good idea to “give it to the kids”.  Maybe this is a way to help your children before you spend all your assets on health care … Continue reading

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VA AID AND ATTENDANCE BENEFIT

VA Aid and Attendance is a little known benefit that assists Veteran’s, their sick spouse or the widow/widower of a Veteran pay for the cost of in-home care, assisted living or skilled nursing care. The ground rules are fairly simple: … Continue reading

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