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Archive: January 2014




Jan
31
2014

When is a Guardian/Conservator Needed for an Aging Family Member?

Posted by Danielle Streed

If a family member has not taken the time to set up a medical or financial power of attorney while they are competent, the family may have to petition the probate court to be appointed as guardian/conservator. A guardian is an individual who can make medical decisions on behalf of the patient and a [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Jan
29
2014

A Good New Year's Resolution

Posted by Danielle Streed

A good new years resolution is to get things in order. That pertains to just about anything in our lives. When it comes to estate planning getting your paperwork and your accounts organized is an extremely important process for not only you, but for the individuals you have designated to assist you [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Jan
17
2014

Protecting Special Needs Children in your Living Trust

Posted by Danielle Streed

When it comes to our children, they are important to us regardless of their situation. Many people, when setting up their estate plan, want to protect their children as much as possible. This is even more important when you are dealing with a special needs child (a child that has a mental [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Jan
08
2014

Taking shortcuts in estate planning is never a good solution in the end

Posted by Danielle Streed

Many people want to avoid probate or omit the costs of setting up a thorough estate plan. Instead they choose a short cut route that they hope with solve their problems. One such short cut is deeding ownership of your home to your children prior to your death. The problems that this can create [Read More...]



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