22Sep, 2021

Dementia: Do’s And Don’ts To Take Care Of Your Loved One As A Guardian

September 22nd, 2021|Guardianship|

Senior Man Comforting Woman With Depression At HomeOver six million Americans have Alzheimer’s, the most common form of dementia. This diagnosis can be devastating and challenging for families, as they watch their loved one’s mental and physical capabilities deteriorate over time.

Caring for someone with dementia takes extra effort, patience, and understanding. If you are currently serving as a guardian for your loved one, here is a list […]

10Sep, 2021

5 Reasons Why Millennials Need to Prepare a Will

September 10th, 2021|Wills and Trust|

male lawyer or judge consult having team meeting with clientWills are not just for the wealthy, the married, and the elderly. They’re also for the debt-ridden student, single people, and those born between 1981 and 1996. In other words, millennials need to prepare a will too.

Married or Unmarried, You Need to Decide Where Your Assets Will Go When You Die

One of the reasons why millennials need to […]

22Aug, 2021

What Happens if There is Sibling Rivalry in Probate

August 22nd, 2021|Probate|

Sibling rivalry in probate.The aftermath of losing a loved one is never easy. In-fighting and disputes between family members and surviving loved ones of the deceased can make matters feel even more complicated. Tensions often run high when property and other assets are at stake. Thus, distributing the assets of a loved one can sometimes result in disputes between the deceased’s family members. So, what happens if […]

10Aug, 2021

5 Things to Know Before Making Your Will

August 10th, 2021|Estate Planning|

Filling out a last will and testament form.While you might be hesitant to talk about your estate plan and end-of-life decisions, doing so is nevertheless advisable. For many people, a last will and testament is a great place to begin.

Making a will is an important part of the estate planning process. Unfortunately, however, many people don’t start thinking about creating their will until it is too late.

Don’t […]

22Jul, 2021

What Is Guardianship Abuse And Its Consequences?

July 22nd, 2021|Guardianship|

A guardian who is abused.When the court appoints a guardian, they bestow the guardian with a significant responsibility to their ward. The law expects all guardians to prioritize the ward’s best interests over other concerns. Unfortunately, not all guardians make the right decisions. People can certainly make honest mistakes. But in some cases, agents actively deceive, exploit, harass, or intimidate the incapacitated person. Guardians who steal, neglect, […]