25 06, 2019

Tips on Creating an Estate Plan that Benefits a Child with Special Needs

2019-06-08T09:07:53-04:00June 25th, 2019|

Parents want their children to be taken care of after they die. But children with disabilities have increased financial and care needs, so ensuring their long-term welfare can be tricky. Proper planning by parents is necessary to benefit the child [...]

18 06, 2019

Medicare’s Different Treatment of the Two Main Post-Hospital Care Options

2019-06-08T09:03:02-04:00June 18th, 2019|

Hospital patients who need additional care after being discharged from the hospital are usually sent to either an inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) or a skilled nursing facility (SNF). Although these facilities may look similar from the outside, Medicare offers very [...]

25 03, 2018

Five Estate Issues You Shouldn’t Tackle on Your Own

2018-03-25T15:58:46-04:00March 25th, 2018|

When you’re planning for your own future and providing for your loved ones, it is always beneficial to have the knowledgeable guidance of an experienced estate lawyer. Though forms and software abound to help you create documents, there’s no substitute [...]

29 05, 2017

Inheritance Can Hurt Special Needs Beneficiaries Who Depend on Public Benefits

2018-02-02T22:10:39-05:00May 29th, 2017|

Leaving money and property to a family member or other loved one is an act of kindness and concern, intended to make the beneficiary’s life easier or more enjoyable. Unfortunately, for some of the people who are most in need, [...]

23 05, 2017

3 Ways Your Trust Can Help a Loved One With Mental Illness

2018-02-02T22:10:39-05:00May 23rd, 2017|

When a loved one suffers from a mental illness, one small comfort can be knowing that your trust can take care of them through thick and thin. There are some ways this can happen, ranging from the funding of various [...]

25 12, 2016

Things to Discuss with Your Estate Planning Attorney

2018-02-02T22:10:43-05:00December 25th, 2016|

Why an estate plan is more than just a will. A will is a good start, but there’s much more to estate planning that drafting and signing a will. A will won’t necessarily preserve your assets for your loved ones [...]

19 08, 2016

Why Most Estate Plans Do Not Work

2018-02-02T22:10:45-05:00August 19th, 2016|

Estate planning can be a tedious and complicated process, which if not conducted properly can result in assets being wasted due to being placed in expensive probate proceedings or unduly subjected to creditor claims and tax liability. The sad truth [...]