Blog Posts in November, 2015

  • Why Do Single People Need Estate Plans?

    It is important to have a power of attorney, healthcare power of attorney, and will, regardless of marital status. These documents will ensure that you have someone to speak on your behalf if you are unable and that others will know how to carry out your wishes. See the attached article for more detail, and if you have any detailed questions contact your attorney’s office. ...
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  • Why Do Single People Need Estate Plans?

    It is important to have a power of attorney, healthcare power of attorney, and will, regardless of marital status. These documents will ensure that you have someone to speak on your behalf if you are unable and that others will know how to carry out your wishes. See the attached article for more detail, and if you have any detailed questions contact your attorney’s office. ...
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  • What Should You Know About Debt After Death?

    Please take a look at the following article regarding the debt of a loved one after their death. This article should only be used as an outline and it is best to contact an estate administration attorney before taking any action. http://blog.credit.com/2013/10/debt-after-death-10-things-you-need-to-know-69745/ - Spencer
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  • Estate Planning for Individuals Without Children

    The default laws are designed for families with children. Those who do not have children need to carefully select their executors, beneficiaries and medical decision-makers. It is much better to choose than to endure a mishmash of well meaning remote family and circuit court judges making decisions about who takes care of you and your estate. ...
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  • When Should You Do an Estate Plan Review?

    The attached article discusses why it is important to update your estate plan through life changes. While this article specifically discusses marriages, divorce, births, deaths, incapacity, changes in assets, moving, and changes in law, there are many other reasons you may want to update your estate plan. As always, if you have a specific question or concern regarding your estate plan, contact ...
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