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Planning in advance for your death or incapacity. Traditional estate plan documents often include a Will, Revocable Living Trust, Financial Power of Attorney, Health Care Power of Attorney, and an Advanced Directive or Living Will.
Involves issues that affect the aging and disabled population. Elder Law issues include long term care planning, guardianship, retirement, Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid, Veteran Benefits and other important matters.
Involves the probate of the decedent’s estate and typically includes three broad actions: (1) asset collection, inventory and appraisal; (2) collecting and paying debts, administration expenses and taxes; and (3) distributing the remaining assets to beneficiaries or heirs.
An adult guardianship is a formal court process that is used to appoint someone (“the guardian”) to act on behalf of another (the “ward”) with the continued oversight of the Ward’s affairs by the Court. Adult guardianships may be needed in instances of incapacity or disability.
Trusts are estate-planning tools giving you greater control and management of your assets, both during life and after your death. Some examples include Revocable Living Trusts, Irrevocable Asset Protection Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Pet Trusts, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, and Charitable Trusts.