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Single People Have Special Estate Planning Needs
According to U.S. census data, nearly half of American adults are single, but you would never know it from reading estate planning information on the internet. Websites giving estate planning advice seem to assume that virtually everyone is married with children. But single people can and should prepare financially for their retirement, both to foster […]
Why an Advance Directive Should Be Part of Your Estate Planning
Very often, people only use estate planning to control how their property will be disposed of after their deaths. But it’s also advantageous to arrange for making important decisions regarding healthcare and management of assets late in life or when a medical emergency strikes. An advance directive can serve to provide instructions and authorize a […]
What Advance Medical Directives Should I Have in Place If I’m Concerned About COVID-19?
Though it’s always been true, the COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the point that a debilitating medical condition can strike without warning. Whether you’re fighting the coronavirus or are incapacitated for some other reason, your wishes regarding medical treatment should be honored by family members and healthcare providers. An experienced attorney can help you put […]