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How to Override a Power of Attorney

Can You Override a Power of Attorney?

Can you override a power of attorney? Medical and financial powers of attorney (POA) are incredibly powerful and versatile documents. They provide the POA holder,…

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What Does it Mean to be a Ward of the State

What is a Ward of the Court?

People become wards of the court, or state, because they are unable to take care of themselves at some level and require certain legal protections….More…

What is a Plenary Guardian?

What is a Plenary Guardian?

If you have a teenage child or young adult child with an intellectual or developmental disability (IDD), you may have concerns over how they will…More…

How To Prevent My Child from Becoming a Ward of the Court

How To Prevent My Child from Becoming a Ward of the Court

If something happens to you and you’re unable to care for your children, the court system may step in. Making a child a ward of…More…

Tenancy By the Entirety in Idaho Explained

Tenancy By the Entirety in Idaho Explained

When you’re married in Idaho, real estate and other property you acquire during the marriage is community property equally owned by the spouses. If one…More…

12 Months of Estate Planning: A Plan to Get Your Estate Plan Set up in 2020

12 Months of Estate Planning: A Plan to Get Your Estate Plan Set up in 2020

Estate planning can be one of the most important things you do for your family’s future, but it can also be overwhelming. Between heavy subjects…More…

What Do I Need to Know about a Power of Attorney in WA State?

What Do I Need to Know about a Power of Attorney in WA State?

A power of attorney gives a loved one the legal authority to handle your healthcare, financial, or other important decisions for you if you’re unable…More…

How Should I Plan for Temporary Guardianship in My Family Protection Plan?

How Should I Plan for Temporary Guardianship in My Family Protection Plan?

A temporary guardian assumes the role of a guardian for a limited amount of time. You may need sudden medical care, or if you’re no…More…

Disinheriting a Child and Other Considerations of a Last Will and Testament

Disinheriting a Child and Other Considerations of a Last Will and Testament

Leaving your children out of your will is not a decision that is taken lightly. But sometimes there are considerations that you need to make…More…

What to Know During the Guardianship Nomination Process

What to Know During the Guardianship Nomination Process

If something happened to you and you were unable to take care of yourself or your children, who would step in? Ideally, it would be…More…

The Importance of Power of Attorney During Estate Planning

The Importance of Power of Attorney During Estate Planning

Your estate planning has many different parts that all need to move in the same direction in order to be successful. A vital part of this…More…

Maximizing Tax Umbrellas for Estates

You have made it your life’s work to leave your family with substantial assets to provide for them after you are gone. Legacy is extremely…More…

Medicare vs. Medicaid: What’s the Difference?

Medicare vs. Medicaid: What’s the Difference?

Do you feel confused when people start talking about the difference between Medicare and Medicaid? If so, you are not alone. One study found that only…More…

Is Your Last Will and Testament Legally Binding?

According to a recent survey, 60% of people in the US do not have a will or a plan to make one.  Accidents happen and you do…More…

10 Tips to Find an Elder Law Attorney You Can Trust

There are people in this world that will take advantage of anyone for their own gain. They target people unable to care for themselves or…More…

5 Hacks for Setting Up a Living Will and Trust

Age is a slippery slope. The older you get, the more dependent you are on others. At some point, you cannot depend on yourself at…More…