COVID

With 10 million Americans positive for COVID-19, estate planning is a must!

As of right now, 10.2 million American have tested positive for COVID-19, a virus that has also taken the lives of over 200,000 U.S. citizens. When we discussed COVID-19 and estate planning before today (link to previous article should go here), no one knew how important it would still be to explain, in clear and concise detail, why planning your estate — by putting a will, trust, or other documentation in place before your demise — is more important now than ever before in our lifetime.… Read more

long term care planning

How a pandemic affects long term care planning

In a perfect world you wouldn’t have to think about long-term care at all, let alone, while living through a pandemic. Yet, here we are. Nearly every aspect of our lives has been reshaped due to the need to make safety priority one due to COVID-19; long-term care planning is no stranger to this.… Read more

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Supporting caregivers during a pandemic

Overworked, overlooked, and always putting the needs of others in front of their own necessities. They are caregivers and they are often related to the individuals that they protect. Before the pandemic, millions of Americans turned to caregivers to look after loved ones, including aging adults and the terminally ill.Read more

medical power of attorney

Medical Power of Attorney Plan: What decisions need to be made and when

When it comes to medical powers of attorney, most people would rather think about something else…anything else. The thought of a loved one not being physically or mentally able to make health-wise decisions is enough to leave anyone overwhelmed. However, we should let this year be a lesson: always have a plan!… Read more

uncertainty

Three things to know about estate planning during uncertainty

Most of us have never been faced with a major pandemic such as COVID-19. It may prompt some of us to think about the kind of life we want to leave for our families, while choosing the best strategies for staying safe from the virus, working from home, and doing all we can to adjust to a new normal.… Read more

It’s time to put a will and a trust in place. Here’s how to do both, correctly.

By now many have read some recent news about Taylor Simone Ledward, wife of Chadwick Boseman, the Black Panther star who suddenly passed away in August due to terminal cancer. According to reports, Ledward filed to become the administer of the Boseman estate, which includes property that is currently listed as “personal property” potentially totaling over $900,000.… Read more