3 Critical Updates for Veterans and Their Loved Ones

The Department of Veterans Affairs provides countless resources for the servicemen and women of our country. While many of these are known, and understood, others are not as well known. This year, as your local Veteran Affairs accredited attorney, we continue to watch these critical Continue reading

How to Help an Aging Parent with Alzheimer’s Disease Address Their Estate Plan

Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of dementia, with more than 5.8 million Americans currently afflicted and nearly all of whom are over age 65. If an aging parent either has Alzheimer’s, or is showing early signs of the disease, the best course of action regarding his or Continue reading

What Do Blue Water Navy Veterans Need to Know About Agent Orange?

Are you a veteran of the United States Armed Forces? Did you serve overseas? Specifically, the VA is asking veterans if they served “on a Blue Water Navy vessel offshore of the Republic of Vietnam, or on another U.S. Navy or Coast Guard ship operating in the coastal waterways of Vietnam, Continue reading

What is a Stretch IRA and Why Would I Use it in Estate Planning?

Do you know what a “Stretch IRA” is?

A stretch IRA is a term given to an Individual Retirement Account whereby a person of a later generation is named as the beneficiary. While a spouse or a child could be named as the beneficiary, a stretch IRA normally means that a grandchild, rather Continue reading

Could You Be a Veteran Who is Impacted by Cancer Causing Chemicals?

As a veteran, or the surviving spouse of a military veteran, how much do you know about PFAS chemicals?

There may have come a time during your military service where you were exposed to harmful chemicals. While some are obvious causes of later disability or injury, others are not. Continue reading

Ways We Can Support Paratrooper Veterans with Ankle and Knee Injuries Access VA Disability Benefits

An increasing number of veterans today are filing claims for disability compensation

based on significant injuries to their ankles, backs, and knees as a result of their military service. These claims are not only from paratroopers, but also from servicemen and women who had active Continue reading

What You Need to Know About the New Proposed Estate Tax Exemption

Did you know the 2020 presidential race is already in its beginning stages and income and tax transfer planning for the wealthy is already a hot topic of discussion? Senator Bernie Sanders recently introduced a bill called the “For the 99.8 Percent Act,” aptly named for the percent Continue reading

4 Ways to Help You Avoid Harm This National World Elder Abuse Day

 

There is a growing epidemic across our nation, and worldwide, of elder abuse.

Research tell us that one in ten seniors over the age of sixty has experienced some form of elder abuse. You may be asking, however, just what is elder abuse?

According to the National Council on Aging Continue reading