Estate Planning for Your Special Needs Child: Here’s What You Should Know (Pt. 2)

On January 31, 2015

Picking up from where Estate Planning for Your Special Needs Child: Here’s What You Should Know (Pt. 1) left off, here, we will continue discussing what you may need to know if you have a child with special needs and you are getting ready to start estate planning for you and your family. Estate Planning for Your Special Needs Child: The Options Here’s a general overview of the options for estate planning for your special needs child, according to the…
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Estate Planning for Your Special Needs Child: Here’s What You Should Know (Pt. 1)

On January 25, 2015

While estate planning for you and your family is always important, it can be especially critical if you have children and/or if you have a child with special needs. Depending on your child’s needs, as well as your wishes for the future, there can be a few different estate planning options to protect a child with special needs, providing him with essential financial support after you pass away. In this blog series, we will take a closer look at what…
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Guardianships and Conservatorships: FAQs (Pt. 3)

On January 20, 2015

Concluding our blog series Guardianships and Conservatorships: FAQs, below, we will provide some more responses to frequently asked questions about guardianships and conservatorships. Additional Answers about Guardianships and Conservatorships Q – What are the responsibilities associated with having guardianships and conservatorships? A – While the specific responsibilities that a guardian or conservator has will vary from case to case (depending, of course, on how broad or limited the guardianships and conservatorships are), in general, the following can be some of…
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Guardianships and Conservatorships: FAQs (Pt. 2)

On January 15, 2015

Picking up from where Guardianships and Conservatorships: FAQs (Pt. 1) left off, here, we will answer some more commonly asked questions about guardianships and conservatorships. More Answers about Guardianships and Conservatorships Q – Are there different types of guardianships and conservatorships? A – Yes. Guardianships and conservatorships can be as restricted or expansive in authority as the court sees fit to grant. In particular, the following are a few of the more common types of guardianships and conservatorships that can…
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Guardianships and Conservatorships: FAQs (Pt. 1)

On January 10, 2015

Guardianships and conservatorships are types of legal relationships in which one person is granted the legal authority to manage or oversee certain aspects of another’s life. While guardianships and conservatorships provide effective protections for people who may be mentally or physically impaired, they can come into play for all sorts of reasons, and they may be as limited or expansive in authority as the court sees fit to grant. In this three-part blog series, we will answer some commonly asked…
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6 Tips for Personal Representatives Administering Estates (Pt. 3)

On January 5, 2015

Ending our three-part blog series 6 Tips for Personal Representatives Administering Estates, here, we will point out some final helpful tips for the people in charge of administering the estates of decedents. Additional Tips for Personal Representatives Administering Estates Tip 5 – Don’t forget about creditors and estate taxes. Paying creditors of the estate, as well as the estate taxes, will be an important step to complete before the assets of the estate can be distributed to the beneficiaries. Here’s…
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