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Blended Families and Estate Planning

Blended families provide a challenge for many elder law attorneys. Now, over 50% of all homes consist of blended families. Consider a family whose assets are held jointly, with the exception of the home being solely in the husband’s name. One spouse wants all of the...

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Disabled Military Child Protection Act

How does the Disabled Military Child Protection Act affect me? In December 2014, President Obama signed the Disabled Military Protection Act which allows a military parent to provide a survivor benefit for a child with a disability, and have it paid to a special needs...

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Should You Trust a Trust

Did you know that if you die with minor children, any money you leave them will be given to them in a lump sum at the age of 18? What would you have done if you received a large sum of money on your 18th birthday? Would you invest it or use it for your education?...

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LegalZoom could be your Impending Doom!

LegalZoom is a do-it yourself document preparation service that was founded by lawyers. LegalZoom wants you to believe that the process of preparing legal documents is as simple as filing in the blanks on standardized forms. The company's ads promise "common" legal...

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