Because of the financial considerations of continuing care, planning a move even years into the future, should be part of the estate planning process early on.
For Elderly Parents, Move Management Begins With “the Talk”
Moving a parent from home into a facility is a sensitive issue, beginning with a very open family “talk”.
Retirement Planning Target Turns 100
With increased estimates of life expectancy, estate planning becomes a whole new ballgame….
More About Social Security and Estate Planning
A social security/tax planning strategy called the Social Security Split can impact estate and gift planning as well as social security benefits themselves…
Developmental Milestones in Estate Planning
Developmental milestones are behaviors and physical skills seen as children develop These signs of development are followed by parents and by healthcare professionals. In the same way, estate plans need to be updated as we age and our needs and preferences change, and as family changes occur.
Being Prepared for “No Matter What” Contingencies
We have trouble facing up to the possibility that an illness or disability might make us unable to manage our own affairs. Healthcare directives are a vital part of any estate plan.
Putting Your Affairs in Order Takes a Team
Putting your affairs in order truly requires a number of different people, from your homeowners’ insurance agent to your tax advisor, property inventory specialist, and family members.
What Can an Elder Law Attorney Do for You?
An elder law attorney works with seniors, taking a holistic approach to the legal issues people commonly face as they age. These include matters of housing, physical and financial health, estate planning, and more. There are as many issues as there are seniors, as life circumstances are different for everyone. An attorney who specializes in the host of the problems senior citizens face can be a wise investment.
The Tell-Them-Yourself Part of Estate Planning
The pandemic gets people pondering the fragillty of life and health. This is an especially good time to create a Letter of intent, which can make matters easier for your survivors and can pass along messages of love.
Spending Bill Approved by President Trump Important for Geyer law Clients
The SECURE Act approved by President Trump offers many planning opportunities for elder law planning, estate planning, and retirement planning.