Do You Have a Pet?

Spending Time With Pets is Good For You! Most seniors want to stay at home while they age, but social isolation is a common problem.  A new survey done by a senior home care agency reports that one in five

Posted in Elder Rights, News

How Do You Leave Assets to Young Children?

For families with young children or grandchildren, special attention must be given to how assets will pass to minors.  If the child is under the age of 18, thought must be given as to how the child should receive the

Posted in Estate Planning, Living Trust, Will

Are You in a Domestic Partnership?

Domestic Partners Beware According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of unmarried couples ages 50 and over rose 75% between 2007 and 2016. Many of these couples choose to keep their finances separate because they already experienced one difficult

Posted in Final Wishes

Our Digital Remains

As our lives go digital, so will, inevitably, our death. Emails we send, photographs we post, and thoughts we share are all stored digitally. These are users’ digital remains that reflect their digital personalities and at the same time, make

Posted in Advanced Directives, End of Life, Estate Planning, Final Wishes, Will

What Should I do with My Dead Dog?

From the New York Times: Sisters Joslin Roth and Darci Bernard realized years ago that there was a need in Seattle for pet death care. Ms. Roth says that “you could do stand-up paddleboard yoga with your dog but couldn’t

Posted in Uncategorized

Have You Considered Live-Streaming Your Funeral?

Can’t make the funeral on time?  LIVESTREAM! When a person’s death happens suddenly, family and friends from different places cannot manage to be at their loved one’s funeral. And some religious practices dictate that a funeral be held within 24

Posted in Advanced Directives, End of Life

How Much Does it Really Cost to Die?

Good News!  It’s cheap to die in Florida! A recent Fox News report quoted a list of the 10 most expensive states to die in after figuring the median out-of-pocket funeral costs and median end-of-life medical care in each of

Posted in End of Life

Are You Planning on Leaving Money to Charity?

What is a Charitable Bequest? A charitable bequest is simply a distribution from your estate to a charitable organization through your last will and testament or trust.   There are different kinds of bequests.  For each, you must use very specific

Posted in Charity, Estate Planning, Final Wishes

Who Has Copies of Your Documents?

Should you give copies of your Will and other estate planning documents to your children and to the Personal Representatives of your estate?  For some people, their estate planning documents are as private as their income tax returns, and nobody

Posted in Estate Planning, Will

Where Do You Keep Your Important Documents?

The best place to keep signed original estate planning documents The best place is probably in a safe deposit box because it will protect the documents from theft, fire, accidental loss, and most other types of damage or harm.  A

Posted in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Final Wishes, Will

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