Month: March 2022

Do You Have An Elder Law Plan? You Need One

Did you know that over 40% of people over age 65 in the United States will spend some time in a nursing home and/or need care at home? In many cases the action steps those approaching retirement try to take to minimize their risks can actually backfire. Many people...

What Is End of Life Planning?

Most people put off creating an end-of-life plan because it's uncomfortable to think about your own morbidity. But it can be even more uncomfortable for your heirs to be struggling to make these decisions on your behalf, or worse, going through court arguing with...

Out of Date Documents: A Serious Problem

To put it plainly…one of the biggest mistakes you can make with your estate plan is to allow your estate planning documents to become outdated. I always tell my clients that an estate plan is a “living breathing thing” and should be reviewed at strategic times in...

Pet Trusts: Our pets are a part of our family.

History: In the past “pets” were treated as “chattel” or possessions under the law. This was because they were viewed as necessary to aid us in our lifestyles. They had to “work for a living.” Dogs herded sheep; cats kept the rat population down; and horses and...