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Why Don’t Most American have an Estate Plan?

 November 1, 2022
Just 34% of adult Americans have an estate plan and 37% of respondents said they didn't have a plan at the ready.
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Can an Elder Law Attorney Help Me with Medicaid?

 October 31, 2022 | |
How can an elder law Medicaid attorney help?
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What Happens when You Inherit a Retirement Account?

 October 24, 2022 | | |
There’s almost always a reckoning when the government proffers a tax break. So it is with individual retirement accounts (IRA)s, 401(k)s and similar accounts that investors fund with pre-tax earnings.
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What Do I Need to Do When a Loved One Dies?

 October 21, 2022 | |
It’s easy to overlook an important task after a spouse or other loved one passes away – like retitling assets. It’s a little thing with big ramifications. Follow this checklist to help make a challenging time less confusing.
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How Can an Elder Law Attorney Help Me?

 October 21, 2022 | | |
With an elder care lawyer by your side, handling issues associated with Medicaid and Medicare is easy.
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Should I Have a Trust in My Estate Plan?

 October 20, 2022 | |
A simple will works for some people, but maybe not for you. Are you in a second marriage? Have minor children? Concerned about fraud? These are just a few of the many reasons to consider a trust.
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How Does Probate Court Work?

 October 19, 2022 | |
Probate court is a segment of the judicial system that oversees the execution of wills as well as the handling of estates, conservatorships and guardianships.
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What Is the Purpose of a Guardian?

 October 16, 2022 | | |
A frequent concern for those with aging loved ones is the future need for guardianship. Unfortunately, the concept of guardianship can be confusing and overwhelming.
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What is a Life Estate?

 October 14, 2022 | |
Chances are, your home is full to the brim with cherished memories of family and friends. But, as you get older, you may start wondering what exactly will happen to your home when you pass away. Fortunately, a life estate can take away the uncertainty of this thought by legally assigning an heir to receive your property without interference from court proceedings.
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What Should I Do with an Alzheimer's Diagnosis?

 October 13, 2022 | |
Almost half a million new cases of Alzheimer's disease will be diagnosed this year in the United States, according to the BrightFocus Foundation. Worldwide, someone develops some form of dementia every three seconds.
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1767 Morris Ave., Suite 314
Union, NJ 07083

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73 Mt. View Blvd.,
Wayne, NJ 07470

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Hackensack, NJ 07601

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