The intent behind the transfer of the money is key when determining if it will be considered a loan, gift, or advancement.
While some facilities are stand-alone solutions for memory care patients, others will offer care that is already integrated into existing facilities that cover more than just the memory care sector.
While one major benefit of estate planning is to provide for your family and friends when you are gone, there are many benefits for you as well.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a broad range of behavioral conditions that include challenges with social skills, speech, and nonverbal communication as well as repetitive behaviors. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now estimate that autism affects 1 in 59 children in the United States.
A will or trust contest can derail your final wishes, rapidly deplete your estate, and tear your loved ones apart. But with proper planning, you can help your family avoid a potentially disastrous will or trust contest.
Sometimes giving assets outright to a beneficiary – such a child, a grandchild or a special needs loved one – is not the ideal method of distributing assets in an estate plan. In such a scenario, a discretionary trust can be a good estate planning tool.
Huck Bouma celebrates with attorney Tricia R. Buhrfiend as she is recognized as a 2019 Lawyer of the Year by the DuPage County Bar Association.
Estate planning requires specialized planning when you have a child with special needs. Looking to the future as to how your child will be able to function in the world as they age is particularly tricky to assess.
Now that digital technology, the Internet, email, and social media are so pervasive, transnational criminal organizations are “all in” to defraud the elderly.
Posted by: The Life and Legacy Planning Group Estate plans are almost magical: They allow you to maintain control of your assets, yet protect you should you become incapacitated. They take care of your family and pets. And, if carefully crafted, they reduce fees, taxes, stress, and time delays. Estate plans can even keep your [...]