A Health Care Power of Attorney appoints someone to make decisions for you if you’re not able to do so for yourself. An Advance Directive expresses your wishes regarding end-of-life decisions. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to have them … [Read more...] about Staying Current is Especially Important in the Pandemic
There’s a lot that goes into creating an estate plan, so you don’t want to rush the process. Doing so puts you at risk, as you could end up missing out on something that would benefit you, your family, and/or your estate. The purpose of a living … [Read more...] about Take Advantage of a Living Will
Incapacity planning isn’t something you want to think about, but it’s critical to your current and future well-being. Not to mention the fact that it’ll also benefit your loved ones in the event of incapacity. Even if you’re young and healthy, … [Read more...] about Incapacity Planning: Have You Answered These Questions?
There’s nothing worse than learning that someone you love has passed on. For example, as your parents age, this may be something you think about often. If you lose a loved one, it’s important that you give yourself all the time you need to grieve. … [Read more...] about Questions to Answer After Losing a Loved One
The acronym HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. In this post, we will explain why this piece of legislation is something to take into consideration when you are planning your estate. Advance Directives … [Read more...] about What Is a HIPAA Release?
A comprehensive estate plan is important to both you and your loved ones. However, this is even more so the case if you want to include someone in your estate plan who has special needs. In addition to concerns about how to best care for them after … [Read more...] about Special Needs Planning and Direct Gifting: Take Caution