Posts Categorized: Health Care Documents

Health Care Documents Essential in Estate Plan

/ By: Deborah Sexton, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Advanced Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Avoiding, Deceased Person's Debts, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Fiduciaries, Health Care Documents, Health care planning, health insurance, HIPAA, Incapacity Planning, insurance, Life Insurance, Power of Attorney, Probate, Retirement Planning, Uncategorized, Wills

In this last of three posts about essential estate planning documents, we will look at critical documents related to health care and other legal documents that should be readily available to your loved ones when...

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Estate Planning Should Go Beyond the Basics

/ By: Deborah Sexton, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Advanced Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Deceased Person's Debts, Estate Planning, Fiduciaries, Health Care Documents, Health care planning, health insurance, HIPAA, Incapacity Planning, Power of Attorney, Uncategorized, Wills

This is the second in a series of posts that will help to identify documents that should be part of your estate plan.  Even the most basic estate plans should include much more than just...

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Comprehensive Estate Plan Crucial to Finding Assets

/ By: Deborah Sexton, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Advanced Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Deceased Person's Debts, Elder Care, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Fiduciaries, Health Care Documents, Health care planning, health insurance, Incapacity Planning, Inheritance Planning, insurance, Power of Attorney, Probate, Uncategorized, Wills

Ask one hundred people what documents should be included in an estate plan and you will likely get about that many different answers.  Most answers will probably include documents like a will and maybe a...

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Non-Traditional Families Require Specialized Estate Planning

/ By: Deborah Sexton, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Advanced Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Estate Planning, Federal Estate Tax, Fiduciaries, Health Care Documents, Health care planning, HIPAA, Incapacity Planning, Inheritance Planning, insurance, Life Insurance, Parents with Young Children, Power of Attorney, Probate

Estate planning is usually thought of as something “families” do, as in what does mom get when dad dies, and then what do the children get when both are gone?  But with the number of...

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Mistaken Social Security Identity Can Affect Estate Planning

/ By: Deborah Sexton, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Elder Care, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Fiduciaries, Health Care Documents, Health care planning, HIPAA, Incapacity Planning, Long Term Care, Medicaid, Social Security, Uncategorized

In this country, a Social Security number basically creates your identity for life. Employment applications, bank accounts, veterans’ benefits, your credit rating, your estate planning documents and seemingly everything else that matters is tied to...

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Incapacity Planning for Unmarried Couples

/ By: Deborah Sexton, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Advanced Estate Planning, Caregiver, Elder Care, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Fiduciaries, Health Care Documents, Health care planning, HIPAA, Incapacity Planning, Living will, Power of Attorney, Probate, Uncategorized, Unmarried couples

If you are in a relationship and are not married, whether of the same or opposite genders, you do not have many of the same legal rights as couples who are legally married.  A recent...

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