• Estate Planning for Blended Families

      In previous generations, the traditional nuclear family was the status quo. A married, heterosexual couple had 2-3 children, and those children grew up to have kids themselves. But divorce, ...

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    • Does Your Estate Plan Protect Your Adult Beneficiaries?

      If you think you only need to create discretionary lifetime trusts for young, troubled, or financially inexperienced beneficiaries, then think again. In this day and age of frivolous lawsuits and high ...

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    • Military Family Estate Planning

      No matter the time of year, it is always a good opportunity for members of the military and their loved ones to consider setting up — or revising an existing — estate plan . Military families need to ...

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    • HIPAA: An Overview for Young Adults

      The Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was enacted to provide guidelines to the healthcare industry for protecting patient information and privacy. For minors, ...

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    • Financial Powers of Attorney

      The wealth, property, and investments we accrue over a lifetime are often significant. While you have carefully managed your finances through the years, there may eventually come a time when you ...

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    • Revocable Trusts Preventing Lawsuits is an Estate Planning Myth

      Everyone who creates an estate plan wants to find a way to protect their assets from lawsuits and collections, ensuring that they and their loved ones will be able to enjoy those assets as needed ...

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    • Pet Trusts: Making Certain Fido & Fluffy Are Cared For When You're Gone

      Everybody knows that a family doesn’t mean just people . Family also means your furry, feathery, and scaly loved ones, too! Your beloved dog, cat, fish, bird, snake, and so on all feel like real ...

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    • How to Use a Trust to Protect Your Children

      A trust fund is used to hold assets you want to preserve for specific people. You can even establish a trust for an organization. Most people use trust funds to pass wealth on to their children ...

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