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20 Advantages to Having a Trust (Part A: Planning for Incapacity) 

Why should I make a trust?  This is a common question. In this series of posts, here’s twenty great reasons to have a trust! Part A: Planning for Incapacity. Dementia, Alzheimers, Coma, etc. 1. A trust avoids the probate court. … Continue reading

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What is a “conservator” or a “conservatorship”?

Conservatorship is like a guardianship, but it only applies to adults. Like a guardian, a conservator is given legal authority over another person. With adults, this only occurs when the person has become incapacitated and is no longer able to … Continue reading

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What Do Seniors Need to Know About the Law?

     As you or your loved ones transition through life, special laws become increasingly important.  Social security, longterm care, elder abuse, incapacity, estate planning — a whole array of new issues presents itself.      An easy way to find out about … Continue reading

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