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Three Legal Things to Do After a Scary Diagnosis

A negative health diagnosis can be emotionally and logistically challenging for many reasons.

You may be worried about how you’ll take care of your family if you’re physically incapacitated. There are lots of things to consider with your doctors and medical professionals, but you may also want to consider these three legal tips to ensure your...
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What New College Students Need to Know About HIPAA

The Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was enacted to provide guidelines to the healthcare industry for protecting patient information and privacy.

For minors, this is a non-issue because parents, as legal guardians, have access to their children’s medical information and are the ones making most of the medical decisions, as well...
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An Easy Three-Step Review for Your Estate Plan “Helpers”

While putting together an estate plan is important for you and your loved ones, it is equally important for you to understand the role of the trusted individuals who will be carrying out your wishes when you are unable to.

When it comes to estate planning, your primary helpers are key and they generally include a...
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Estate Planning Tips Before a Major Surgery

Getting the news that you have to undergo major surgery is never easy.

Preparing for absences from work, planning for childcare and household responsibilities, and reviewing your estate plan will be among the things you may be worrying about. But what if you only have a few weeks—or even days—to react? Who should you call? How...
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