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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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Questions to Ask After a Dementia Diagnosis

Questions to Ask After a Dementia Diagnosis

If you are a fan of the TV series “This Is Us”, then you have been following the story line about Rebecca and her diagnosis of dementia.  According to the Alzheimer’s Association 2019 Facts and Figures, 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s Disease, which is just one form of dementia.  Additionally, 1 in 3…

It’s 2020- Abbreviate the year at Your Own Risk!

It’s 2020- Abbreviate the year at Your Own Risk!

While we all hope for a happy and prosperous new year, scammers aren’t so generous of spirit.  With the start of the new decade and new year, many of us commonly abbreviate the year 2020 as simply ’20.   In the past, using an abbreviation for the year didn’t matter as much.  Now, it could cause…

Will Dorothy Still Get to Call the Farm “Home”?

Will Dorothy Still Get to Call the Farm “Home”?

Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz had it right: “there’s no place like home”.   As we move through life, trying to avoid the Wicked Witch of the West and the Flying Monkeys, our home is a place of great love, security and comfort.  Often a lifetime of memories with family and friends is created within…

Dear Generations Law Group: Should I Be Updating My Estate Plan?

Dear Generations Law Group: Should I Be Updating My Estate Plan?

Dear Generations Law Group, I’ve been updating my Naughty and Nice List and checking it twice. This got me to wondering, “Should I be updating my Estate Plan too?” Yours Truly, Kris Kringle Dear Mr. Kringle, Thank you for your letter and question! You started off on the right path by creating an estate plan….

Should I Add my Adult Child to My Bank Account?

Should I Add my Adult Child to My Bank Account?

For many seniors living alone or who have lost their spouse or life partner, adding an adult child as a signer to your bank account seems like a good idea.  You might be worried that if you become sick or unable to manage your own affairs that your bills will go unpaid and the thought…

Estate Planning: Can’t I Just Do That Online?

Estate Planning: Can’t I Just Do That Online?

At Generations Law Group, we hear the question, “Why not create my estate plan online?” frequently, especially from our younger Generations. Unfortunately, when you do your estate planning online, you get what you pay for (or maybe didn’t even pay for). Your estate plan can and should do many things for you, such as save…

How and When Do You Contest a Will?

How and When Do You Contest a Will?

You have been a devoted daughter taking care of your father. You managed his finances, checked in on him regularly, and arranged for in-home services to make sure he was well taken care of during his last years.  He said many times that he wanted everything to go to you and your sibling when he…

Choosing an Adult Child as Your Personal Representative

Choosing an Adult Child as Your Personal Representative

Creating a Will requires many important decisions.  One of the most significant is naming a Personal Representative (PR) to manage and settle your estate after you pass.  The responsibilities of a PR (sometime referred to as an Executor or Executrix) are significant, including making decisions about how your assets are managed and distributed to your…

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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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