At our house we like to watch the old shows like Little House on the Prairie and Andy Griffith. Bailey, our 6-year-old, loves watching “Half Pint” and Barney Fife. Those are great shows and they reinforce some great old-fashioned values. In estate planning, there are often changing laws and new legal strategies. But there are [...]
Category: Wills and Trusts
When a loved one needs nursing home care, that is one of the most stressful things a family faces. We help families every day deal with this difficult issue. One of the biggest concerns is often “how do we pay for it?” Nursing homes are expensive, often $5,000 per month or more. For many families, [...]
Wartime veterans or their widows may qualify for benefits from the VA to help pay for care as they age. This benefit may be available to pay for in home care, assisted living, or nursing home. In order to qualify for the maximum benefit, legal planning may be needed. We work with families regularly to [...]
How do you keep life savings from being depleted by nursing home costs? Read our Nursing Home Crisis Plan Case Study to find out one of the ways we helped a client. Quick Summary Mary recently had a stroke and will have to be placed in a nursing facility. She doesn’t want nursing home care [...]
Trusts are a very valuable planning tool. When people think about estate planning, most people think about wills. While wills are the most basic/common tool for estate planning, trusts are an incredibly effective way to plan for things that wills can’t address. Trusts can be used to: Organize your assets so it’s easier on your [...]
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