Category: Legal Planning

Using Free Legal Documents Online Can Be Dangerous

Choosing an agent to make decisions on your behalf is the purpose of a power of attorney. They could be related to personal finances, business operations, or medical needs and used for a single immediate purpose or an ongoing situation. This may sound pretty straightforward. When you are looking for

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The App for Your Health Care Directives

More Americans than ever store and provide information through digital apps on smartphones and tablet devices. Whether engaging in online banking, using a mobile plane boarding pass, or creating work calendars shared in the cloud, the internet of things provides needed connectivity. Yet critical medical information, health care directives, and

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Tips for Special Needs Estate Planning

Children with a wide variety of special needs (disabilities) can live more productive lives than ever before with today’s medicine and health care advancements. Many scientists regard the term special needs as a euphemism for disability. Yet, the difference between the two terms is primarily one of acceptance and preference

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Stay Proactive and Plan Ahead

Nobody really wants to think in advance about accidents or illness. But if no advance planning has been done, and if an elderly parent has broken a hip, say, and is about to be discharged from the hospital, the family must make crucial decisions in a highly stressful situation. There

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What It Means to Disinherit a Child

Although, most parents choose to treat their children equally when it comes to inheriting property or money, sometimes parents intentionally choose to not leave anything to a child and the reasons for doing so may vary. One reason could be that a child who is more financially successful than the

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