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

Estate Planning

See More, See Further, See Faster

“A leader is one who sees more than others see, who sees farther than others see, and who sees before others see.”  – Leroy Eims

When Life Goes Off Script

On July 4, 1939, Lou Gehrig addressed Yankees fans one last time in a moving speech from Yankee Stadium.  Although the purpose of his speech

Probate

The Dangers of a Simple Deed

When Rose’s husband died three years ago, she decided it was finally time to get her affairs in order.  She wanted to keep things simple,

Long-Term Care Planning

No Crying In Baseball

Tom Hanks was wrong. There really is crying in baseball. At least there was on July 4, 1939, when Lou Gehrig addressed Yankees fans (and

Asset Protection

Time For Taxes

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” When Ben Franklin penned those words, he was eighty-three and, as

Estate Planning

Pick The Right Team

The NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament was first played in 1939.  There was no Sweet Sixteen that year or in the decade that followed

Estate Planning

The Day The Music Died

February 3, 2019, marks the sixtieth anniversary of the plane crash that resulted in the untimely deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and “The Big

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