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  • Planning for the future for your special needs child

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    The future is unpredictable, but there are certain steps you can take as a parent that allow you to protect the interests of your loved ones. Estate planning gives you the opportunity to implement certain tools that will allow you to provide for your kids even after you pass away. One way you can do […]

  • Understanding durable power of attorney for health care

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    As people age, their mental capacity usually decreases. While this may cause minor inconveniences with regard to misplacing items, etc., decreased mental capacity becomes more of an issue when the individual must make important decisions regarding his or her future health care and financial needs. Added to that is the circumstance in which a person […]

  • Thinking about goals is an important estate planning step

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    Often, people touch the lives of those around them more greatly than they think. In some cases, Ohio residents may want to have a greater impact or continue to influence others even after their passing. Fortunately, estate planning could help meet such a goal, whether it involves close family or others outside such a relationship. […]

  • Estate planning mistakes could cost you time and money

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    Planning for the future can be a complex process involving legal and financial decisions that will affect you and your loved ones long-term. It can be daunting to consider what you may want to happen after you pass away or in the event you are unable to speak for yourself due to incapacitation. Creating an […]

  • Don’t overlook these details when estate planning

    estate planning details

    Ohio residents who have an estate plan may believe that they are set in their end-of-life wishes. However, there are often situations that arise after a plan has been created, and sometimes, individuals may not plan as thoroughly as they had thought. Often, it pays to remember the finer details when estate planning.  Unfortunately, there are […]

  • It’s beneficial to consider long-term care planning early

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    Though many Ohio residents rightfully use their estate plans to instruct how their remaining assets should be handled after their passing, it is important to remember that these plans can be used in other useful ways as well. In particular, considering long-term care planning early could be one of the most beneficial uses of estate […]

  • Creating an estate plan involves more than concrete situations

    creating an estate plan

    Having questions about estate planning is not unusual. It can be a complex process to complete with many important decisions to make along the way. One of the most common questions Ohio residents and those elsewhere have relates to how they should get started on the process. Fortunately, there are easy ways to get the […]

  • Do you have older parents? It’s time to review their estate plan

    older parents estate plan

    Thinking about the future can be overwhelming, especially if it means considering what life will be like after your parents pass away. Adult children with older parents will find it beneficial to look carefully at their estate planning documents to understand their wishes and reduce the chance for complications in the future. At some point, […]

  • Estate planning mistakes could affect you and your loved ones

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    If you do not have an estate plan already, it is in your interest to create one as soon as possible. The future is unpredictable, and it is prudent for every Ohio adult to have plans in place that will secure his or her financial interests in case the unexpected happens. In your efforts, however, […]

  • Start estate planning with a few key elements

    estate planning goals

    Many Ohio residents want to create an estate plan, but it is common for them to feel uncertain about where to start. These feelings are understandable as there are many estate planning tools and options to choose from. Fortunately, this type of planning is an active process, which means that individuals will likely want to […]