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Musings to give you insight and clarity on all things estate planning and elder law.

Estate Planning

Each Ingredient Matters

Cheese dip is cheese dip, right?  Of course not.  That may be the craziest thing I’ve ever written in this space. Cheese dip was actually

Estate Planning

What’s Your Score?

So many families think they have things all figured out when it comes to estate planning.  Many think they know what they need to know,

Asset Protection

Time To Fix The Roof

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.” – John F. Kennedy In his 1962 State of the Union Address, President

Long-Term Care Planning

Make Your Own Luck

Maewyn Succat was born in the late 300s AD in Britain.  At the age of 16, he was kidnapped by Irish pirates and kept as


Focus On What You Can Change

At 2:00 am on Sunday, March 8, 2020, Daylight Saving Time will begin (again), and the majority of Americans are not thrilled about it.  The

Medicaid Benefits

A Super Bowl to Remember

It had been a while since Ross spent time with his dad, Jack. Like everyone else, Ross was busy with work and kids, and he

The Christmas Clause

Even Santa had a contingency plan.  We know because The Santa Clause showed us the well-planned steps Santa took to prepare for unexpected tragedy.  In

Estate Planning

It’s A Thriller To Be Protected

Michael Jackson’s music video for the song “Thriller” was one of the most influential in history.  Jackson himself transformed into not one but two terrifying

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