Planning for Incapacity: The Important Difference Between Conservatorship, Guardianship, Power of Attorney, and Supported Decision-Making

No one likes to think about the possibility that they may become incapacitated or otherwise unfit to make their own financial decisions, but life can be full of surprises. While most people with disabilities are fully capable of managing their own lives, there are certain situations where they no longer possess the ability to [...]

By |2022-05-02T16:45:03-07:00May 6th, 2022|Estate Planning|0 Comments

4 Estate Planning Tasks to Complete While You’re Still of Sound Body and Mind

Many people associate estate planning with that one inevitable aspect of life we don't like to think about: death. However, we should not ignore the importance of estate planning with regard to situations that may occur while we are still living. Estate planning is a prudent measure to take, for example, in situations where [...]

By |2022-04-17T17:17:17-07:00April 17th, 2022|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Estate Planning for Second Marriages and Blended Families: 4 Mistakes to Avoid

Older adults are remarrying more and more often. In 1960, only 42% of previously married individuals 55 years and older ever remarried. In 2013 this number had grown to 57%, and by 2017 it had leaped an additional 10% to 67%. Second marriages are becoming progressively more common, which means that it is increasingly [...]

By |2022-03-30T14:35:59-07:00March 30th, 2022|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Planning for Guardianship of Minors: Estate Planning for Parents

Estate planning is often misunderstood. One of the most common misconceptions is that estate planning only outlines the distribution of a person’s assets after they die. This is not the case, however, especially for parents who are responsible for the guardianship of minors who depend on them for care and financial support. While no [...]

By |2022-03-03T12:43:36-08:00March 2nd, 2022|Estate Planning|0 Comments
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