Medicare v. Medicaid: What is the Difference?

When it comes to federal programs, Medicaid and Medicare, in written form, look alike and they do sound alike but work very differently.

Death of a Loved One - Part II

Last month, I posted a brief overview of the steps to take after a loved one has died. I tried to be as sensitive as possible and not go into too much detail. After all, who reads long posts. Well, I received some comments that led to this more detailed post. Of course, this is not all-encompassing, and not every circumstance is the same, but this guidance is generally appropriate for most deaths of a loved one. As estate planning attorneys, we are here to help you when your family member or loved one dies. It is perfectly understandable if you are simply too overwhelmed to call us during the first couple of weeks after your loved one passes away. But it is important to keep in mind that th

Who is On Your Team?

Successful estate planning requires more than just you. You need to have a strong team, working together toward a common goal: you!

Military Families and Estate Planning

Military families carry so many burdens. As a result, military families need to consider special estate-planning issues that others do not.

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