September 1, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Why Estate Planning Is Important to Younger Adults

Most young adults don’t consider estate planning a priority. Young adults in their twenties and thirties often think they don’t own enough to constitute an estate. However, an estate is the total of all you…

August 11, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Estate Planning for the LGBTQIA+ Community

To protect our loved ones and our assets, estate planning is important to any individual regardless of orientation. In the LGBTQIA+ community, estate planning can legally protect against discrimination even if others are reluctant to…

July 21, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Who Inherits the Farm?

Imagine a pair of aging parents that have been farmers and own their farm. Now, though, they’re getting on in years and they’re considering moving into a smaller place. One of the daughters and her…

July 7, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Does Your Estate Plan Include Pandemic Directives?

The World Health Organization (WHO) officially named the 2019 Coronavirus outbreak on February 11, 2020. The coronavirus disease 2019 shortly after became known by its abbreviation, CO for corona, VI for virus, D for disease,…

June 2, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

The Functions of a Will

The legally binding directive declaring who will receive your assets upon death is called a will, and a will is a significant element of a complete estate plan. If you die without one (intestate), the…

May 26, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Is It a Good Idea to Add My Children to My Bank Accounts?

Can I just add my children to my bank accounts if I want to leave my bank holdings to them? That idea sounds better than it actually is. Yes, you would avoid court proceedings when…

May 5, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Celebrities and Everyday Folks Are Affected by Dementia

Famous author, TV producer, and wildlife expert, Jack Hannah has decided to go into retirement due to his struggle with dementia. Known as “Jungle” Jack, he left the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, where he served…

April 28, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Personal Possessions and Estate Planning

If your estate plan is all set, it will be taking care of your home, savings, and investments, making sure that your family will get those valuable estate items fairly and efficiently. Your plan will…

April 14, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Undue Influence in Estate Planning

As your family members age and become ill, they become targets of fraud and theft. Targeted attacks on vulnerable older people to exert what attorneys deem “undue influence” constitutes elder abuse. It disrupts the older…

March 10, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Why You Might Consider Having a Trust

“Do I need a trust?”  is question we hear often. Read on for information to help figure out whether you need a trust and, if so, what kind fits your specific situation. For example, maybe…