If you have an aging loved one who is beginning to show signs of cognitive impairment, National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month is the perfect time to explore whether his/her estate planning documents are in order.
Each year at this time we like to remind our “more senior clients” and their family members how critical it is to ensure that one’s legal documents are up to date prior to the onset of cognitive decline.
Executing estate planning documents while one has full legal capacity ...
The June Wedding was Spectacular and the Newlyweds Are Back. So What’s Estate Planning Got to Do with It?
Estate planning for newlyweds should begin immediately following the honeymoon.The summer wedding season has begun! It’s always so exciting to witness two people falling in love and planning romantic destination weddings. Seeing a happy couple pledge their love under the wedding arch brings a joyful tear to one’s eye. So, for those of you to whom the expression applies, mazel tov!
Founded in 2008, National HealthCare Decisions Day (NHDD) is the day set aside to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance healthcare decision-making.
Did you know that tomorrow is April 16th — National Healthcare Decisions Day? Those of us who offer legal counsel, advisory services, or healthcare related services are particularly mindful of the day’s significance. Founded in 2008, National HealthCare Decisions Day (NHDD) is the day set aside to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers ...
Leaving a legacy may mean passing down one’s wealth to beneficiaries and loved ones or preserving for future generations the family’s traditions, values, and journeys.
Leaving a legacy is not about material things. It’s preserving family traditions and values for future generations.
It always amazes me that watching a few hours of TV can stimulate ideas for a blog article.
While channel surfing recently, I skipped over the credit card commercial with the ...
Developing an estate plan is perhaps one of the noblest actions you will take to ensure the efficient transfer of your assets to future generations in a manner that affirms your values and wishes. In addition to helping your heirs avoid probate and minimize family chaos after your death, a properly drafted estate plan also prevents court control of your assets should you become mentally or physically incapacitated.
But what happens if you become incapacitated, are in need of a family ...
For many families, owning land is a rewarding way to build wealth while creating a tangible legacy for future generations. But along with claiming a slice of the American dream, land ownership carries a number of responsibilities, including the annual payment of property taxes, having an estate plan, and articulating one’s vision for the use of the land by future generations.
If a Florida resident owns land located in multiple states and dies intestate (without a will), transferring ownership ...
Spotting signs of incapacity and early detection of cognitive decline enables professional advisors to more effectively address financial, legal and care-giving concerns.
More than 40 million Americans are expected to take to the roadways, railways and airways as they head home for the Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving – one of the few occasions when multiple generations gather under one roof – is an opportune time for adult children to observe signs of incapacity or cognitive decline in aging loved ones.