As awful as the coronavirus pandemic is, we should all be grateful that it has hit at a time in history when we have the technology to help us cope. First and foremost, medical science has advanced to the point that vaccines to protect us from catastrophe have been developed at an...
NY Times Article: With Adult Children Home, Now’s the Time: Talk About Your Money
By John F. Wasik
Riding out the pandemic with family presents the perfect chance to lay it all out: priorities, account balances, end-of-life directives.
For far too many families, financial planning is akin to scheduling dental surgery. The prospect of pain and discomfort prompts many to...
ElderLawAnswers Article: The Coronavirus Pandemic Presents Ample Reasons to Reevaluate Your Estate Plan
The coronavirus health emergency is a reminder that life is unpredictable, and it makes sense to be prepared. It may sound self-serving, but the threats to life and finances posed by the pandemic offer ample reason to reevaluate your estate plan -- or create one if you haven't already.
The Importance of Health Care Documents
Like so many of you, I am doing my part to protect the health of our vulnerable community members and frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic by socially distancing. To stay in touch (and sane!), I have been connecting frequently with friends and family by telephone and videoconference. In these interactions, I...
Kiplinger Article: Top 10 Estate Planning Tips in a Time of Coronavirus
The COVID-19 pandemic has many people finally taking action to fill out advance health care directives, wills and powers of attorney. Here are some tips to help you along the way.
By Sam Nuxoll,
It has arrived: the unexpected, potentially life-threatening circumstance you had in mind when...
People Magazine Article: ‘Panicked’ Teachers Prep Wills, Goodbye Letters Before Their Schools Reopen
By Hilary Shenfeld
"It is unconscionable that educators and parents are being asked to plan for end-of-life decisions because our country has no plan for reopening schools and institutions of higher education safely," says NEA president Lily Eskelsen García.
Many school districts have announced they won't hold...
Huffington Post Article: My Dad Created An ‘Ethical Will.’ Here’s What That Means And Why You May Want One Too
“What do you want your legacy to your community and your children to be after you’re gone?”
By Carrie Friedman, Guest Writer
The last time I saw my father in person, which may be the last time I ever sit across from him, I spoon-fed him...
Newlyweds and New Estate Plans!
Did you know that the month of June is the most popular month to wed? We wish our “Congratulations” to all the new bride and grooms who may have tied the knot recently! While many couple may be registered for china sets, one present that is truly indispensable is estate planning. A...
Do Your Kids Know Your Plans? Talk to Them
Most families never talk about what one’s wishes may be when they become incapacitated or when they die. After all, no one likes to talk about their own mortality, especially with their children, even if they are adults themselves. However, an open dialogue would be the best thing for everyone. It will...
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