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Archive: May 2016




May
26
2016

Issues With a Family Caregiver

Posted by Danielle Streed

It is believed that an estimated 43.5 million adults in the United States have provided unpaid care to either an adult or child.  Caregiving can be rewarding, but it can also create a lot of family issues, especially if the family is already facing controversy, or if the family is  dysfunctional to [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



May
19
2016

Special Needs Trusts-Part II

Posted by Danielle Streed

In the first part of my blog, I talked about the third party special needs trust set up by a family member for the benefit of a family member receiving government benefits such as SSI and Medicaid. This part two blog is what happens when the individual receiving these government benefits has funds [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



May
12
2016

Special Needs Trusts-Part I

Posted by Danielle Streed

When it comes to planning for a family member that suffers from a mental or physical disability, it is important that you protect their government benefits after you are gone.  If a beneficiary is receiving SSI and/or Medicaid, that beneficiary cannot have more than two thousand ($2,000) dollars in [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



May
05
2016

When A Young Couple Dies

Posted by Danielle Streed

When we think about marriage and having children, we think about a long life, watching our children grow up and ultimately enjoying our grandchildren.  Nobody expects to die suddenly at the age of 40 and have their spouse die of a heart attack at the age of 38 less than 24 hours later.  The [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning


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