An estate plan has quite a bit in common with a symphony orchestra, with each component playing a crucial role in creating a harmonious legacy. Just as every instrument contributes to the orchestra's melody, each element of your estate plan collaborates to compose a unified and orchestrated future for your loved ones.
A well-drafted estate plan can help ensure that your loved one with special needs has financial protection and continued support.
Mental disabilities take many forms, and not all of them affect a person with special needs’ ability to make decisions. In fact, although many, if not most, people with either mental illness or some form of cognitive disability may require...
Much like crafting a balanced diet, establishing a healthy estate plan involves a mix of essential components, thoughtful choices, and proactive measures.
Planning for the future well-being of an adult child with disabilities is, an ongoing process.
A special needs trust is set up for a person with special needs to supplement any benefits that person may receive from government programs. A properly drafted special needs trust will allow the beneficiary to receive government benefits while still...
As your child prepares for the exciting journey of college life, don't forget to equip them with the necessary paperwork. These essential documents ensure their safety, privacy, and well-being during their college years.
There are nearly one million U.S. households in which an adult with intellectual or developmental disabilities is living with caregivers 60 or older. Nationwide, half of caregivers are older than 50, and 10% are 75 or older. According to a...
Have you ever considered what happens to your digital assets when you pass away? It's crucial to understand the importance of including your digital assets in your estate plan, just like creating a will or trust.
Undue Influence is when someone pressures another in such a way that the person being influenced is not acting by their own free will; they are being coerced into taking a certain action.
Between work, school and after-school activities, young families have a lot on their plates. And new parents are occupied with diapers, feeding schedules and getting a good night’s sleep. It’s hard to think about the future when you’re so focused...
President Biden announced that the official Public Health Emergency (PHE) caused by COVID-19 will end on May 11, 2023. What are the ramifications of this change for seniors?
When faced with a terminal illness or condition, more people than ever are choosing hospice care over starting or continuing expensive medical treatments. Hospice care is for patients who choose not to
It's important to take steps to protect your estate plan from the possibility of increasing inflation
Wills should not exclude children who were born prior to a marriage or placed for adoption.