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Estate Planning for Parents: 5 Considerations That Begin at Birth

February 17, 2014


Most new parents have become experts at planning before a baby is born.  They have created the nursery, planned for childcare and some have even started planning for the unborn child’s education.  All of that is great.  But don’t let your planning stop there – creating an estate plan is another essential you simply cannot […]

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Caring for Your Pet With a Pet Trust

February 10, 2014

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According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, pet ownership in the U.S. is now at record levels, and the trend of providing for pets in a will is growing. However, writing your pet into your will is not the right way to provide ongoing care for your furry or feathered friends – instead, choose […]

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How Filial Responsibility Laws Could Make You Liable for Parents’ Bills

February 8, 2014

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California is one of 30 states that have filial responsibility laws, which means that children of parents with limited financial means could be responsible for paying the bills for their parents’ medical care. Of course, most of us would choose to take care of our parents rather than see them out on the street, regardless […]

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