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Can A Cell Phone Video Become a Will?

Posted on: March 18, 2019 | By: David Parker, Esq.
Wills deal with the transfer of valuable properties – both real estate and funds – so the law imposes formalities that are intended to increase dependability and reduce ambiguity.
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How Do I Leave My Home to My Family?

Posted on: March 14, 2019 | By: David Parker, Esq.
For many people, their home is the most valuable asset they own. Leaving real estate to your heirs can also be a complicated process, so you'll want to make sure you plan accordingly.
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Power of Attorney, Living Wills: Before a Crisis Strikes

Posted on: March 13, 2019 | By: David Parker, Esq.
Aging parents who need support from adult children do not always have power of attorney documents completed before caregiving begins. Caregiving situations arise from unexpected situations, like an accident in the home or health emergency like a heart attack or stroke.
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Using Trusts to Maintain Control of Inheritances

Posted on: March 12, 2019 | By: David Parker, Esq.
Why would you leave an inheritance to a trust for a beneficiary rather than “outright” to the beneficiary? The answer is control.
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Spare Your Family From a Feud: Make Sure You Have a Will

Posted on: March 11, 2019 | By: David Parker, Esq.
If you die without a will, it can lead to conflict between your surviving loved ones, as they try to figure out how best to divide up your personal belongings and finances.
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What Can You Do If Your Dad Leaves Your Out of His Will?

Posted on: March 10, 2019 | By: David Parker, Esq.
There are limited actions you can take, if you're disinherited.
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Can I Draft My Own Will?

Posted on: March 9, 2019 | By: David Parker, Esq.
In this article, we are going to give you the reasons why you should hire a lawyer for your estate plan.
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How Do I Prepare my Parents for Alzheimer’s?

Posted on: March 8, 2019 | By: David Parker, Esq.
Imagine that your mom has Alzheimer’s. She calls you one day, out of the blue, saying that she wants to sell the family home. When you ask her where she would live if the family home is gone, she doesn’t seem to have a clear plan. Ten minutes into the call, Mom gets upset with your questions. She declares that she can sell the house without your help and hangs up the phone.
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Protect A Life of Working and Saving from Long Term Care Costs

Posted on: March 7, 2019 | By: David Parker, Esq.
Though complex, existing laws provide people with a pathway to protect their assets, become legally poor and qualify for publicly funded Medicaid to cover nursing home bills.
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How Does a Life Estate Deed Work for an Executor?

Posted on: March 6, 2019 | By: David Parker, Esq.
I am the beneficiary on my father's life estate deed of his home. He passed in October 2018. I am wanting to sell the house and have not filed a warranty deed to put the house in my name. Also, the life estate deed is via power of attorney because my father had Alzheimer's and at the time of the preparation of the life estate deed, would not have been considered able to make such a decision.
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