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Why You Need a Will as a Parent

Some people think it is morbid to write up a Will; however, it is too important to avoid having one, especially if you are a parent. You should update your Will after major life changes such as marriage or the birth of a child. As a parent, a Will is the best way to ensure [...]

By |2018-10-17T13:47:41+00:00November 28th, 2018|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Living Wills and Hospitals

Living Wills are supposed to protect our wishes in the event that you are unable to respond or react in a health emergency. Unfortunately, that may not be enough in an ER situation, if the nurses and doctors are unaware of the laws. When is a Living Will in Effect? A Living Will is a [...]

By |2018-10-17T13:45:19+00:00November 21st, 2018|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Same-Sex Marriage Estate Planning

About one in four new marriages in New York City is a same sex marriage. Under the Marriage Equality Act, gay and lesbian couples can benefit from a variety of different estate plans. Inheritance, Retirement, Trusts, Medicaid coverage and more can be afforded to your spouse now that these laws are in place. There are [...]

By |2018-10-17T13:42:39+00:00November 14th, 2018|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Why Shoudn’t I Make a Will Online?

In today’s modern world, we rely on the internet for many tasks. Banking, shopping, ordering pizza and more can be achieved online. Some people also turn to the internet for more serious things, like creating a Will. This may not be a good idea because most online Will services do not take into account changes [...]

By |2018-10-17T13:41:25+00:00November 7th, 2018|Estate Planning, Financial|0 Comments

Guns and the Elderly

As people get further in their years, mental and physical faculties become lessened; while the need for self defense increases. Family members with guns should have an estate plan in place that reflects what should occur with them. No matter what your personal stance on gun control may be, if your elderly loved one has [...]

By |2018-10-17T13:33:32+00:00October 31st, 2018|Elder Care, Estate Planning|0 Comments

The Impact of Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is a serious issue affecting about 1 in every 10 senior citizens in America, as stated by reported cases. The toll that elder abuse can take on a senior can be devastating. The impact of the abuse can be felt physically, emotionally, psychologically, and financially. It can also be difficult for a senior [...]

By |2018-10-17T12:18:52+00:00October 24th, 2018|Elder Care, Financial|0 Comments

It’s Never Too Early to Have an Estate Plan

To many millennials, an estate plan may seem like something far off. But in fact, it can always be helpful to have an estate plan. Any asset you have, from bank accounts to heirlooms can be accounted for within a Will. Guardianship wishes for your minor children should be documented. Regardless of financial, marital or [...]

By |2018-10-17T12:07:18+00:00October 17th, 2018|Estate Planning, Financial|0 Comments

Inheriting Land

When a loved one passes, it is common for them to pass on their real estate in addition to their other assets. In the event that you inherit a piece of land from a loved one, there are some important things to consider. But what if you are given a piece of undeveloped land? What [...]

By |2018-06-15T18:05:18+00:00July 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

You Will Probably Need Long-Term Care

Many people assume that they won’t need long-term care. But, odds are, the vast majority of Americans will require long-term assistance. It is important to know that it is necessary to plan ahead for this possibility. The need for at-home aide or checking into a nursing home may be in your future. Statistics Most studies [...]

By |2018-06-15T17:59:37+00:00July 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments