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When Do You Need a Tax Attorney?
posted by: in Trusts
In your hour of need, a tax lawyer proves of great help. A tax lawyer is not like accountants; he fights the law. It's not possible for accountants to handle all things associated with tax planning, that's where a tax lawyer comes into play. He helps you plan the best course for your future. A tax lawyer is required to have a Juris Doctor degree, commonly called J.D. He must be admitted to a state bar for practice, and these are just minimum...

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probate attorney
When Do You Need A Probate Lawyer?
A probate attorney can help family members of a deceased person to settle the debts and distribute the assets. What Is a Probate Lawyer?  Probate attorney, also called trust or estate attorney, helps executors of the estate in managing the probate process if there is no will. Probate attorneys also help with estate planning; they give advice on powers of attorney, and also help in the drafting of wills or living trusts, or even serve as an executor or administrator. Can The Assets Of A Deceased Person's...

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Important Questions That Your Attorney Will Ask You before Drafting Your Will
posted by: in Trusts
Planning your estate can be stressful for many people, but it doesn’t have to be when you take the services of an experienced estate planning attorney. It helps in making the process easy and providing peace of mind. There is no doubt that planning your estate distribution can be a difficult task. Many things must be considered such as taxes, family dynamics, protection of assets from creditors, nursing homes, etc. What Do You Wish To Achieve With A Will? An experienced estate...

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guardianship attorney
How Can You Get Guardianship Of An Elderly Person?
Elderly conservatorship or elderly guardianship is a legal relationship formed when an individual is appointed by the court to care for an elderly person who is not in a state to take care of himself or herself. There are some duties and responsibilities of the appointed guardian to the elderly person.  Why An Elder Need A Guardian? An elderly person may become unable to take care of himself, for example, he might lose the ability to remember to take required medications,...

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How Can Estate Planning Attorney Help You During The Novel COVID-19 Pandemic?
The whole world today is suffering from the fearful pandemic' 2019 Novel Coronavirus,' and many have thoughts in their minds that there is no guarantee they will stay alive. Due to the terrifying situation, some people have no food to eat, some have no money to pay the house rents, and some have no hopes left to recover from the infection. In this state, it is the right time to plan the Will and Estate planning online to keep...

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A Roadmap to Know About Veterans Legal Services – Supporting Network To Achieve the Best VA Legal Aid
The role of the Veterans' legal services is to provide the desired care and financial help to the low-income and homeless veterans so that they can stay healthy and stress-free. Today various organizations, the Department of Veteran Affairs and other Government bodies, provide the VA disability benefits to the needy and battle-scarred persons because their main aim is to minimize the health gaps through the VA legal aid. They even launch various facilities to create the new standard...

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Setting the Facts Straight: Things to Know About Medicaid
Medicaid was started in 1965 to provide health-related services to US residents with low income. The healthcare program is designed to assist people of every age and covers short term as well as long term stay in various healthcare facilities. Medicaid planning lawyer is a necessity for people with limited resources and costly needs for care. 1 In 5 Low-Income US Residents Need Medicaid Medicaid was started in 1965 to provide health-related services to US residents with low income. The...

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Common Legal Issues That Caregivers Face
5 Common Legal Issues That Caregivers Face
There are several reasons why adequate legal planning is crucial, but one that I’ll focus on today is that too often, seniors are victims of financial abuse.  Unfortunately, people become more vulnerable with age and many families fail to address the necessary preparations until it is too late. This results in sticky legal situations for family caregivers. Below are a few common legal troubles caregivers may face. Issues with Power of Attorney Designating someone to act as your surrogate decision maker through a Power of...

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Legal Competency: When Is It Too Late to Create a Will, Trust or POA?
In elder law, I am frequently advising adult children who suddenly find themselves in a place where they need to help an aging parent. When parents end up falling behind on medical bills, or their decision making isn’t what it once was, as it pertains to their medical care, the topic of transitioning control over their personal affairs can be challenging. Unfortunately, signing a power of attorney (POA) over to their children can be seen as a loss of...

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What are the Steps Involved with the Probate Process?
Probate is the process involved in passing a deceased person’s property to their heirs or beneficiaries named in the decedent’s will.  The court process differs from state to state.  Generally, the following steps are included: Filing the will and petition with the probate court appointing an executor or personal representative. You will need to find out everything the deceased owned so you can file an Inventory (list) with the court. Any bills or bequests should be paid from a...

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