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Estate planning documents are essential if you wish to protect your assets & loved ones. It includes Advance Healthcare Directives, Power of Attorney, Maryland Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST), Trusts and Last Will & Testament, and Special Needs Planning.

June 6, 2019
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Reasons to Create an Estate Plan Now

Have you ever said or overheard someone else say I do not need a Will, Power of Attorney or Advance Care Directive? By not engaging in estate planning you are allowing laws enacted by the legislature to make your decisions.
June 6, 2019
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Fluid Estate Planning for Changes in Life Circumstances

Your estate plan needs to change with life events. Divorce, marriage, and having children are some of the few things that truly can affect every aspect of your life.
May 20, 2019
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Navigating the Medicaid Minefield

What you don't know about Medicaid can cost you and your loved ones. Here are some common traps that can be avoided with planning and help of a knowledgeable elder law attorney.
May 1, 2019
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Alzheimer’s Preparation

The Alzheimer’s Association currently estimates about 11% of those over the age of 65 have Alzheimer’s and that number is expected to triple by 2050. Yet, many people have not given any thought to how they would care for themselves or a loved one when faced with this disease.
April 4, 2019
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Debt After Death

Some of the most frequently asked questions in the estate-planning field are about debt and what happens to it after you die.
February 24, 2019
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Choosing a Beneficiary

Planning for a future after you die is never fun, but it is one of the best ways we can protect and help the ones we love. Selecting the correct beneficiaries of your estate is a task nobody relishes, but it is nonetheless important.
January 17, 2019
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The Importance of Reviewing Assets & Estate Planning Documents Post-Divorce

Are you divorced or in the middle of a divorce proceeding? If so, you should review your estate planning documents, ownership titles on your assets and named beneficiaries.
January 6, 2019
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Special & Supplemental Needs Trusts

Understanding Supplemental and Special Needs Trusts is the first step to ensuring future financial stability for any loved ones receiving disability benefits from the government.
December 20, 2018
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Reverse Mortgage Changes

Reverse mortgages can be a useful tool. However, like most loans, a reverse mortgage is not a perfect product and should not be entered into until all of the factors, risks, etc. have been examined and explained to the borrower.
December 6, 2018
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Stan Lee Elder Abuse

According to the National Council on Aging, approximately 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 60 have experienced some form of elder abuse, and of the nearly 5 million cases each year, only 7% are ever even reported to the police.
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