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Legal Notes: 3 Most Important Documents One Must Have

(7/24/2020) Jill Schlesinger, CBS News Business Aanalyst, during an interview on CBS THIS MORNING WITH Gayle King, PLANNING IN A PANDEMIC said: "A Will is your instruction manual when you pass away". The Will lets...

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Legal Notes: The Basics of a Living Will

Living Will Basics Anyone 18 or older and of sound mind can make a living will. It must generally be witnessed by two adults who aren't responsible for your medical care or related to you by blood, marriage or adoption. A living will only...

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Office News: Healthcare Proxy Explained

Recently, my husband was hospitalized and then transferred to a nursing home for additional care. When I arrived at this new facility and asked if I could receive his current medication list so she asked me if I was his healthcare proxy. I indicated...

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Legal News: A Better Tomorrow....During and after COVID

1) If you feel panicked, plan something for the future, which increases optimism, says psychiatrist Robert L. Trestman of Virginia Tech Carillion School of Medicine. 2) If you get sucked into a daily spiral of bad news, then seek out and share the...

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Office News: Do YOU have a will??

Last night, while I attended a financial meeting (wearing masks and being socially distant) I was speaking to a woman next to me and we were talking about today's environment, etc. I casually asked her if she had a will. She looked at me a little...

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Legal News: How can you protect your children's inheritances?

HOW CAN I PROTECT MY CHILDREN'S INHERITANCES? The best way to protect your children's inheritances is by setting up a Revocable Living Trust and having your children receive their inheritance within a sub-trust of your Revocable...

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Office News: Please call us to draft your will TODAY!

Had a very satisfied client in the office recently who exulted over the fact that we had been able to draft a will, power of attorney and other documents in a simple, non-legalese way that he could understand; not be mystified by legal jargon, and...

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Legal News: Domestic relations: Divorce - Remarriage - Medical Insurance

Copied from Massachusetts Lawyer's Weekly (This Week's Decisions) 12/14/2020 Where a judge granted a defendant's request for a declaration that, upon his remarriage, he had no further obligation under a surviving separation agreement to...

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Legal News: Examples of Authority Usually Granted in a Health Care Proxy

When mental incapacity arises, attention is often directed to the asset management problems, but equal and sometimes greater problems related to health care decisions are also presented. Perhaps too much attention had been placed on the ultimate...

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Law News: Parent and Child (Support and Income)

Masss Lawyer's Weekly, "This Week's Decisions" (12/14/2020) Where a Judge reduced a father's weekly child support payment from $550 to $180, the judge's decision must be vacated because the father failed to meet his burden...

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