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What Happens To My Estate When I Pass?

Understanding what the postmortem process involves can make you a better and wiser planner for your own estate.

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How Not To Inherit Mom’s Timeshare

Timeshare owners James and Barbara Ruh enjoy their annual vacations in Hawaii, but they don’t want their daughters to be obligated to take over the contracts when they die.

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Dementia: Consequences Of Failing To Do An Estate Plan

A diagnosis of dementia, or other cognitive impairment, all too often leads to denial on the part of the person who is affected and on their families as well.

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What Happens When Your Parents Die Broke

When people die, their debts don’t disappear. Those debts are now owed by their estates.

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That ‘Living Will’ You Signed? At The ER, It Could Be Open To Interpretation

“Don’t resuscitate this patient; he has a living will,” the nurse told Dr. Monica Williams-Murphy, handing her a document.

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Medicaid Application Is More Complicated Than It Looks

There are tricks and pitfalls when filling out a Medicaid application form that an elder law attorney can help you avoid and help accelerate the process while preserving assets.

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