Monthly Archives: September 2012

National Special Needs Law Month

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) has designated October as “National Special Needs Law Month.” Special Needs Law attorneys throughout the country contribute a great deal to their communities by educating those with special needs, their families, and caregivers about their … Continue reading

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“Living Trust” Scammers – Buyer Beware!

This past spring I read a blog post by a well-known South Florida estate planning attorney.  I recently discovered that scammers following the same scheme are working in the Dallas area.  Rather than reprint the full article, I’ll just encourage … Continue reading

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Who Is In Control of Your Affairs When You Die?

How would you respond to that question?  Some people would respond that they appointed an agent under their Power of Attorney to manage their affairs when they die.  Others would say that they appointed an executor to manage their affairs … Continue reading

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When should I leave my estate in a trust?

Most often people direct in their will that their estate assets are to be transferred direct to beneficiaries.  However, there are circumstances when transferring your assets to a trust for the benefit of a beneficiary is a much better idea.  … Continue reading

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