Monthly Archives: February 2022
Guardianships Can Protect Your Elderly Family Members From Financial Abuse
Forming friendships late in life can be a beautiful thing. Perhaps you saw your own grandmother become more social after your grandfather died, attending church choir practice several times per week and meeting her friends at restaurants for lunch, having more fun than she had had since the days when your grandfather was still… Read More »
Can You Stop Your Spouse From Claiming An Elective Share Of Your Estate?
When you write a will, you are the boss. You can leave as much or as little property to anyone you choose, regardless of their relationship to you. If you decide to disinherit your entire family and your entire estate to your pet corgi and appoint your friend Cathy as the corgi’s guardian, this… Read More »
Does Your Vision Of Happiness Include A Luxurious Assisted-Living Facility?
Aging happens to everyone, no matter how much or how little money they have. Forming an estate plan and a plan for living out your retirement years should begin with a realistic look at your financial resources. If you live beyond your means when you are young, there is still time to rein in… Read More »
Single Ladies, Build An Estate Plan In 2022, If You Don’t Already Have One
Kudos to you if you are a woman who thinks that life gets better as you get older; you will save bundles of money and untold amounts of stress by not chasing futile efforts to stay young. If you are happily married, then you and your husband should work on your estate plan together. … Read More »