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Why You Need to Have a Durable Power of Attorney in Place

Fri Jun 29th, on Estate Planning |

In 2013, a stranger named April Parks took over the lives of Rudy and Rennie North. They had never met this woman in their life, but she assumed guardianship over the then 77-year-old couple. She took...

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Ensuring the Privacy of your Estate Plan

Tue May 15th, on Estate Planning |

Let's face it, planning for what happens if you become mentally incapacitated or die is an extremely personal matter. 

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Why You Should Not Write Your Own Estate Plan

Sun May 13th, on Estate Planning |

Most people have heard this less than eloquent phrase before - "Garbage in, garbage out."

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Why Newlyweds Need to Plan their Estates 

Wed May 9th, on Estate Planning |

With the summer wedding season behind us, it's time for newlyweds, still basking in their honeymoon glow, to start planning for their future -- for richer or for poorer, in sickness and in health.  

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Three Ways to Minimize the Expense of Estate Planning 

Mon Apr 23rd, on Estate Planning |

Today, it is inadvisable to put together even a simple estate plan without the assistance of an experienced estate planning attorney. 

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Three Social Security Traps to Avoid

Sat Apr 21st, on Estate Planning |

What you don't know about Social Security benefits can hurt you and your spouse for the rest of your lives.

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This is the first in a three-part series on budgeting.

Tue Apr 17th, on Estate Planning |

Budgets do control spending behavior. However, budgets also allocate resources to the areas of highest impact or interest. 

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Special Handling of Retirement Assets in an Estate Plan

Thu Apr 5th, on Asset Protection, Estate Planning |

Many of our clients’ asset portfolios include sizable IRA or other retirement accounts.

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Social Security Statements and Online Accounts 

Tue Apr 3rd, on Estate Planning |

The Social Security Statement is a valuable financial planning tool providing a worker with important individualized information regarding his or her earnings, tax contributions, and estimates for...

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Scam Alert - Deed Processing Notice

Tue Mar 27th, on Estate Planning |

We recently learned of a scam that is affecting seniors in Virginia who, as part of their elder law or estate planning, have moved their real estate into a trust.

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