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July 2016 Archives

Legal planning for individuals with Alzheimer's Disease

An Alzheimer's diagnosis is devastating for families in the Kent area. This disease seriously affects both the patient and their family. The prognosis of Alzheimer's can be discouraging, so legal documents and legal planning are very important. There are several estate planning legal documents a person with Alzheimer's should have in order for others to have the ability to make decisions on the patient's behalf and make sure their wishes are honored.

Estate planning and vacation homes: some things to consider

Many Kent area residents own a vacation home. These special places are where families gather to make memories and get away from it all. Many times these homes are passed down through the generations, ensuring that they remain in the family for a long time. Before a person passes their vacation home to their children through a will or trust, there are a few things they should consider.

Including in-laws in your will

There always seems to be jokes about a person's in-laws and how they are crazy, mean, lazy or worse. But for many Kent area residents, in-laws are beloved members of their family. When a person is creating their will they may wonder if they should include specific in-laws, many times their son-in-law or daughter-in-law.

Does an ABLE Act account make sense for your child's future?

Kent area parents who have a child with disabilities know how important it is to plan for their child's future. These children will need care their entire lives, and parents need to consider how their vulnerable children will be taken care of when the parents die. There are several different ways parents can plan ahead, including a relatively new option that has become available.

Business owners need an estate plan

Business owners in the Kent area have worked hard to build their business and make it successful. When it comes to thinking about succession of their business they need to start estate planning sooner rather than later. By planning ahead, a business owner can maximize the chances that their business will be protected from tax penalties and will remain running after their death.

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