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Law Firm of Benjamin Eckman

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Who Should I Name as Trustee?

You created your revocable living trust to hold your assets. You did so because of the probate avoidance and other benefits. You may have included sophisticated tax-planning provisions in your trust.
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Will You Be Ready for Long-Term Care?

 December 17, 2021 | |
For some, retirement means ‘where will we play today's round of golf?’ For others, it could mean, ‘do I pay for my meds or my rent?’ In either case, a few concerns touch every retiree. The topic of long-term care is one of them, at least subconsciously. The question that causes more than a few sleepless nights is, ‘What happens when I can't take care of myself anymore?’
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What to Do with an Inherited IRA?

 December 16, 2021 | |
Some inherited assets are tax-friendly, but under new rules, others come with a hefty tax bill. We help you get the most out of a legacy.
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Can Elder Financial Abuse Be Stopped?

 December 15, 2021
The financial exploitation of elderly people comes at a great cost: It costs victims as much as $36.5 billion each year, according to the National Council on Aging. It can also be more difficult to detect than physical abuse and neglect because it’s often done by family members, trusted friends and caregivers.
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Can You Refuse an Inheritance?

 December 14, 2021 | |
What happens if you are named an heir in an estate but you don’t want it? Does it go the person’s children if you reject the inheritance?
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What Foods Help as I Age?

 December 13, 2021 | | |
As we age, the foods we eat can greatly affect our fitness, appearance, quality of life and disease risk.
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Estate Planning for your child age 18+

 December 10, 2021 | | |
Picture this…your child is in the hospital, but the on-call doctor won’t talk to you let alone allow you to weigh in on medical decisions. While hospitalized, your child’s bills are going unpaid because you can’t access their accounts—potentially wreaking havoc on their financial credit. Why? Because they’re over the age of 18.
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When Should I Consult with an Elder Law Attorney?

 December 9, 2021 | |
Here’s what you need to consider, when looking to hire an elder law attorney.
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Medicare Prices Will Increase Next Year

 December 8, 2021 | |
Premiums and deductibles for s individuals with this traditional Medicare health insurance coverage are jumping for the new year, the federal government announced Nov. 12.
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How to Approach Parents about Estate Planning

 December 7, 2021 | |
If you have a parent over the age of, say, 65, thoughts about their future may have started to creep into your mind. However, because end-of-life planning can be emotional and overwhelming, it’s tempting to put these conversations off—and even more pleasing to avoid them altogether.
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Law Firm of Benjamin Eckman
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1767 Morris Ave., Suite 314
Union, NJ 07083

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73 Mt. View Blvd.,
Wayne, NJ 07470

1 University Drive, Suite 609
Hackensack, NJ 07601

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Wayne, NJ 07470

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