Monthly Archives: April 2012

It’s My Turn To Be Executor!

In my last post (“Where is that Power of Attorney?” posted April 21, 2012), I commented on how to ensure your executor and agent can obtain your important documents when they need them.  But what do you do when you … Continue reading

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Where is that Power of Attorney?

It is frustrating as an estate planning attorney to receive a call from a client asking if I have the estate planning documents they signed.  Because our society is so mobile, I do not retain original signed estate planning documents … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Improper or No Planning

One of my favorite columnists, Pamela Yip, has written another great article regarding the need for estate planning and how the lack of proper planning can cause your family severe financial and relational problems.  This column in the Personal Finance … Continue reading

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Long Term Care Facility Evaluation

If you have a loved one in a long term care facility or are evaluating alternatives for such care, you should be aware of what an “ombudsman” does.  “What is an Ombudsman” is the name of an article recently published … Continue reading

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Excluding People from being Guardian

So you have designated family or friends you would like to raise your children or care for you if you are incapacitated.  But what if you are concerned a friend or family member will try to become guardian and you … Continue reading

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