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Will

Testament; A legal document in which a person expresses their wishes for the management and distribution of their assets at the time of death.
  • Adding this one simple step when a loved one creates or changes their will, powers of attorney and other crucial legal documents can minimize unnecessary stress and familial discord down the road.
  • Seniors and their caregivers are prone to many unique legal challenges. The issues these family caregivers face highlight the importance of obtaining legal documents and having an elder law attorney on your care team.
  • Family members are often stumped when it comes to locating a loved one’s will after they have passed away. Use these tips to locate this legal document so you can begin the probate process.
  • People and families change, but tearing it up and starting over is not the best option. Consult with an attorney to ensure your wishes are followed.
  • Most people mistakenly believe that creating a will is a one-time task, but estate-planning documents should be reviewed regularly to ensure they still reflect your wishes.
  • An ethical will, also known as a legacy letter, is a way to record and pass on your values, beliefs, faith, life lessons, love and forgiveness. For many of us, this is as close as we will ever get to being able to discern the wishes and whims of our predecessors.
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