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Resources to learn more about how to protect your family

We’re proud to be able to provide you with a library of information to help you learn about the legal options to help protect your family across the generations now, and through the many life events that will come over the years.

10 Things to Consider

When a Loved One is Hopitalized

A heart attack, stroke, or a bad fall can put a loved one in the hospital without warning. If you are the person taking on the leadership role in navigating the healthcare process, here are ten things you should know when a loved one is hospitalized.

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Beneficiary Designations – Proceed with Caution

Beneficiary Designations – Proceed with Caution

Whenever we purchase a life insurance policy, open a mutual fund, or enroll in a company retirement plan, we are usually asked to designate a beneficiary. After naming these individuals, we never give it much thought again. Maybe you’ve named your spouse, one of your parents or your children. After your death, these assets are…

What are the Different Types of Trusts?

What are the Different Types of Trusts?

Understanding the types of trust that are available and discussing your goals and wishes with your estate planning attorney should be accomplished before you settle on which type of trust is best for you. What kinds of trust are there? As discussed in our blog, “Trusts, not Just for the Rich and Famous”, trusts can…

Trusts: Not just for the Rich and Famous

Trusts: Not just for the Rich and Famous

Although often associated with the rich and famous, a trust can be a useful planning tool for just about everyone. A well crafted trust may help you with things such as: managing your assets should you become disabled or incompetent; help to minimize estate taxes; provide for a child who struggles with managing their own…

Personal Representative: 6 Commonly Asked Questions

Personal Representative: 6 Commonly Asked Questions

We speak with our clients often about the importance of good estate planning – making sure that they have their Last Will and Testament (Will) in place, as well as their other documents such as Durable Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy, Living Will and HIPAA Authorization and Release Form. However, just as important as…

Will Aretha Franklin’s Wishes Get the R-E-S-P-E-C-T They Deserve?

Will Aretha Franklin’s Wishes Get the R-E-S-P-E-C-T They Deserve?

Aretha Franklin reportedly did not have a Will or Trust at the time of death.  Aretha Franklin’s final wishes may not get the respect they deserve.  It was reported in the news that legendary singer, Aretha Franklin, did not have a will or trust at the time of her passing.  According to the Detroit Free…

Estate Planning After Divorce

Estate Planning After Divorce

As they say, if there is one thing that is constant in life, it is change. Whether your marriage was short term or long-term, anyone who has been divorced or is in the process of going through a divorce, will tell you is a time of immense change. It is imperative that your estate plan…

How A Residency Agreement Impacts Life In Assisted Living

How A Residency Agreement Impacts Life In Assisted Living

When you move into a continuing care community or assisted living community, there are many things that you need to consider as you transition to your new living environment. This article will cover the impact the Residency Agreement will have on life in your new community regarding their policies on issues such as visitors, common…

Assisted Living Resident Agreements:  Key Points to Know Before You Sign

Assisted Living Resident Agreements: Key Points to Know Before You Sign

Like change of any kind, moving into a new community can be both exciting and overwhelming.  Whether you are dealing with the emotion of leaving a community that you have lived in for a long time, or experiencing changes in your health, moving to a new community can be difficult but provide incredible benefits.  One…

What to Do

After a Death in the Family

A death in the family is one of the most difficult life events that any of us will have to face. At Generations Law Group, we find that we are one of the first calls that clients make after their loved one has died. We created this e-book to help you navigate through this difficult time. We hope it helps to alleviate some of the stress and questions that you may have.

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