Ways of Changing Your Will

While making a will is usually a permanent way to specify how your assets will be distributed among your beneficiaries, sometimes events can arise that make it necessary to change a will. For example, a marriage, a divorce, the sudden death or birth of a child or the...

Common Probate Disputes and How They Can Be Resolved

There’s an old saying that goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”, and this is certainly true when it comes to probate disputes. The best way to deal with a probate dispute is to not have one in the first place, which can often be...

How a Probate Lawyer Can Help You

When you experience a loved one’s death, it can be hard to continue on with your responsibilities. Even when the deceased has a will or other estate plan, it can be overwhelming to have to go through assets, paying off debts, and distributing any necessary...

What are the four types of power of attorney?

A power of attorney is an estate planning document that can dictate who can make decisions for you whether financially or about your healthcare when you are incapable of doing so any longer. The attorney-in-fact or agent acts in your place at this time. An estate...

What is Medicaid Planning?

Nursing home or long-term care is often very expensive, and few people have any sort of long-term care insurance to help cover the cost. When a family needs to arrange for long term care for an elderly person, they are often told that they need to nearly exhaust their...

Does Medicare Cover Long-Term Care?

It is not uncommon for an aging person to require some form of long-term care after a debilitating illness or surgery. Also, when an older person is no longer able to live alone, long-term care may be the only choice left.  If this care involves a skilled nursing...