EMO LEGAL BLOG

Durable Power of Attorney

A Durable Power of Attorney is part of every good estate plan. Although it is a powerful document, it can be a life saver in a situation in which you need someone to manage your affairs. Below is an explanation of the document and how it works. Terminology The...

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SIMPLIFY! Your Heirs Will Thank You!

Recently, I have been working on two estates which are taking more time than any of us expected. In both cases, the decedent set up revocable trusts to avoid probate. However in both cases, the decedent failed to transfer a few small assets to their trusts. Those...

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Long Distance Care Giving

Children who are caring for a parent from a distance away have a stressful life. They spend a lot of time traveling back and forth putting out fires and just making sure that Mom and Dad have food in the fridge and all their prescriptions are up to date. The good news...

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Tips to Minimize Your Legal Bill

Here are some tips to reduce your legal bills! Estate Planning/Long Term Care Planning Fill out the Planning questionnaire as completely as possible. Most attorneys have some type of pre-meeting questionnaire which he/she uses to gather essential information. Even if...

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