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How Can I Care for an Incapacitated Loved One

It can be a difficult situation when a loved one, because of old age, poor health, injury or otherwise, becomes unable to care for themselves without assistance. There are many important decisions to be made with regard to the incapacitation of a loved one, be it a possibility in the future or a situation which […]

By |July 5th, 2016|Advanced Age & Capacity|0 Comments

Do I Need to Pay Taxes if I Inherit or am Gifted Money

If you recently inherited a sum of money, were gifted a sum of money, or know that you will soon, you may be wondering if you will be required to pay taxes on it. It all depends on the situation, you may need to pay taxes on it, but you may not. Is this an […]

By |July 1st, 2016|Inheritance|0 Comments

How to Prepare for an Impending Death

Preparing for a death can be one of the most difficult experiences one can have, whether it is his own or that of a loved one. Emotionally, this situation may be tumultuous, however legally, it can be made simpler. There are certain steps which can be taken prior to a death to ease the situation […]

By |June 25th, 2016|Advanced Age & Capacity, Estate Planning|0 Comments

What is a Power of Attorney?

A power of attorney is a legal document which allows one person to act as an agent, or on behalf of, another person. The person who creates the power of attorney is called the “principal.” The person who is granted authority by the document to act on the principal’s behalf is known as an “agent” […]

By |June 20th, 2016|Advanced Age & Capacity, Estate Planning|0 Comments

Can I Record a Deed in Joint Tenancy with my Child?

Sometimes, in an effort to avoid probate, a property owner will choose to add their child or children to the title of their real property. In some situations the goal of avoiding probate is accomplished, but in many cases this can cause more problems than it solves. It is important to fully understand the various […]

By |June 15th, 2016|Advanced Age & Capacity, Estate Planning, Probate|0 Comments