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Archive: March 2015




Mar
24
2015

Caregiver Agreements

Posted by Danielle Streed

When it comes to providing care for an aging family member in the home, many children or grandchildren are willing to provide the care or assistance needed. In many situations the caregiver may leave a current job or be in a position to provide the time and assistance to help out the family member. [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Mar
18
2015

When parents cannot agree on a guardian!

Posted by Danielle Streed

When it comes to estate planning many young couples get hung up on who to name as the guardian of their minor children. In many cases, they don't have anyone to choose from or worse yet they each have their own idea of who should serve and it is not the same person. The problem is that once parents [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Mar
11
2015

Dementia and Estate Planning

Posted by Danielle Streed

Dementia is an overall term for diseases and conditions characterized by a decline in memory or other thinking skills. Currently 5.2 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's and by 2050 that number is estimated to triple over to nearly 14 million people. In addition to the devastating [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Mar
05
2015

Excluding Beneficiaries

Posted by Danielle Streed

When it comes to setting up your will or your trust,  a lot of people have a common belief that if you want to disinherit someone, you still leave them a dollar.  I don't believe in drafting a document with this provision.  I think you are just inviting problems. Especially if your estate planning [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning


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