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power of attorney types

What Are The 5 Main Power of Attorney Types?

What Is Power of Attorney? Power of attorney, or POA, allows a person of your choosing to manage your financial or medical affairs if you are unable to do so. without a POA in place, If you become incapacitated, the court will have to appoint a guardian or conservator, which takes time and money. The…

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digital assets

How To Keep Your Digital Assets In The Family

What Are Digital Assets? The definition of a digital asset is “anything that exists in binary data which is self-contained, uniquely identifiable, and has a value or ability to use.” Digital assets include but are not exclusive to digital documents, audible content, motion picture, and other relevant digital data that exist on digital appliances such as…

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Organ donation

Donating Your Organs To Research Could Save Lives

The last part of the Connecticut Advance Healthcare Directive form includes a section that begins “I hereby make this anatomical gift…” The section includes several boxes to check to make a choice about which organs the person wants to donate and for what reasons…

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Estate Planning In your 30's

Estate Planning In Your 20’s and 30’s

If you think estate planning is just for the old and wealthy, you are way off. Estate Planning in your 20’s and 30’s will build the foundation you need and be confident that your assets are safe, your healthcare will be managed, and that your children’s future is secure. I’m honestly embarrassed to say that…

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why you need an elder law attorney

Elder Law Attorney – 10 Reasons You Need One

What Is Elder Law? Before we dive into the many reasons you need an Elder Law Attorney, let’s first touch base on what Elder Law is. Elder law refers to numerous legal issues specifically affecting elderly people. With age, many issues may surface, from declining health to financial burdens. Seniors face complex legal concerns that…

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money gift tax

Does The Gift Tax Exclusion Apply To Medicaid?

  Can you gift $10,000 a year without a penalty? For tax purposes yes, with the Gift Tax Exclusion. With the holidays around the corner and the end of the year fast approaching, many of you may be thinking about making gifts for your children and grandchildren. If you want to avoid paying a gift…

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