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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Why (legally) adult children need powers of attorney

Coming of Age and Powers of Attorney

By Andre O. McDonald |

When your child turns 18 (in most states), it might be hard to imagine that the little child who once needed you for everything has now become – overnight – an adult. Now your child is free to vote, marry, apply for a credit card, make medical and financial decisions, sign contracts, and live… Read More »

What Happens if my Beneficiary Dies Before Me?

What Happens If My Beneficiary Dies Before Me?

By Andre O. McDonald |

When planning for death, most people assume they will die before their beneficiaries (e.g., their spouse, children, and grandchildren). While these assumptions are often well-founded, they do not always come to pass. This may have you wondering, “so what happens if my beneficiary dies before me”? Or, if this has already happened to you,… Read More »

What you need to know about estate planning after a personal injury settlement

Estate Planning After a Personal Injury Settlement

By Andre O. McDonald |

In the hectic and sometimes dangerous world that we live in, it is an unfortunate fact of life that accidents happen and people get hurt. The U.S. legal system is designed so that those who suffer injury through the avoidable fault of others can seek compensation for those injuries. Sometimes injuries are so severe… Read More »

Disaster Preparedness Checklist

Disaster Preparedness Month: How to Prepare for Whatever May Come Your Way  

By Andre O. McDonald |

The unpredictable can occur at any time: fires, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, pandemics—you name it. Because September is National Disaster Preparedness Month, we want you to be prepared for whatever life throws at you. Although none of us can predict the future, there are some things you can do to ensure that you and your… Read More »

How to prevent costly consequences from making bad decisions about inheritance and Medicaid

Inheritance and Medicaid: Be Careful, Plan Ahead

By Andre O. McDonald |

Mistakes can be made when it comes to inheritance and Medicaid. Those mistakes can be costly. When a person is receiving Medicaid benefits and inherits money or property, that inheritance jeopardizes the benefits. The inheritance must be handled carefully to minimize expensive penalties. What “careful” means, though, can be misunderstood without the necessary expertise…. Read More »

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