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Trusts: The Planning Tool You May Not Know Alot About But...Really Should.

Trusts are an important piece of your estate planning arsenal; the reasons why can differ depending on the type of Trust. There are many types but I will not be discussing them all or going into great detail. 908 more words

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All signs point to the future being bright for Elder Law attorneys

If you are considering practicing within elder or special needs law, a great resource to have available is A Practical Guide to Elder and Special Needs Law in South Carolina… 287 more words

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The Best and Worst States for Protection Against Elder Abuse

The older the population gets, the greater the potential for elder abuse. States have laws in place designed to combat elder abuse, but some states are doing a better job than others. 329 more words

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The Power of Attorney: The Document You Cannot Live Without

In my last article I spoke about the Health Care Proxy, a document that governs all health care and medical decisions. This week I will be addressing the Power of Attorney, the most powerful (and abused) document in anyone’s set of planning documents. 1,514 more words

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How "Waiving the Will" Could Affect You

In the spring, as part of a my seminar series, I will be presenting “Elder Law for Couples,” in which I will discuss the ins and outs of estate planning for seniors. 495 more words

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Learn About Social Security's Online Tools

With the aging population becoming increasingly tech savvy, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has moved a lot of services online. From applying for Social Security benefits to replacing a card, the SSA has online tools to help. 184 more words

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"The Greatest Wealth is Health"​ -Virgil

Health is something most of us fail to appreciate, especially when we are young.

Health is something we only true value when we lose it. 1,406 more words

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