Tag Archives: estate planning

Estate Planning After Your Divorce Decree

You have recently divorced your spouse and the judge has signed the divorce decree. Now what?

Although you may feel as though you have spent enough time and money on lawyers, there is one last attorney you need to talk to: an estate planning attorney. If you and your former spouse had estate planning done together...
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What You Must Know About Third-Party Supplemental Needs Trusts

If you want to provide for a loved one who is disabled or has special needs when you are no longer here, care must be taken to ensure that the inheritance you leave will help rather than harm your loved one.

An inheritance received outright could negatively impact your loved one if he or she is...
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A Power of Attorney Allows Another Person to Act On Your Behalf

During the time he waited for his Texas house to close, Michael was enjoying his stay in Florida. Unfortunately, he took a bad fall and ended up in a Florida hospital. He had his Texas powers of attorney, but the problem was that they were “springing” powers. They were only effective if Michael lost capacity....
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There Is a Growing Sandwich Generation, Here Is How to Plan

People who care for both their children and aging parents simultaneously are referred to as part of the sandwich generation. Although generation is part of the phrase, it does not refer to people born at a specific time. Typically, these "sandwich" family caregivers will be in the thirty to forty-year-old age range and balancing duties...
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