Many people believe that if they have a will, their estate planning is complete, but there is much more to a solid estate plan. A good plan should be designed to avoid probate, save on estate taxes, protect assets if you need to move into a nursing home, and appoint someone to act Continue reading
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
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
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
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
Medical alert systems are potentially life-saving technologies that are tailor made for senior adults.
They typically involve wearable pendants, bracelets, and necklaces that when pressed, emit an emergency alert signal to a response control center or emergency contact.
Some systems Continue reading
You may have noticed the increased news coverage surrounding the 2020 presidential election, but have you heard about the new proposed estate tax exemption? Recently, Senator Bernie Sanders of the Democratic party introduced a bill titled “For the 99.8 Percent Act.”
This proposes Continue reading
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
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