Pre-Arranged Payments – Simple Solution It seems like there should be a simple solution, but often the simplest solutions have the most complex ramifications and pitfalls. In this blog, I review two posts from Reddit about different options to make sure critical transfers or payments from an account will continue even after death. But can […]
The situation is extremely typical among people who haven’t had to deal with a probate estate before, and my office gets these initial calls all the time. “So-and-so passed on, I need to get control of their checking account, but the bank said I need Letters Testamentary. Can you type those up for me?” Unfortunately, […]
Car “Accident” Leads to STD Case and $5.2 Million Bill to Car Insurance Company The media loves a sensationalized story, especially one that gets people angry enough to share and comment on social media. When a woman won $5.2 million from car insurance company GEICO because she contracted an STD in the backseat of one […]
What is Hearsay? “Hearsay is a statement, other than one made by the declarant while testifying at the trial or hearing, offered in evidence to prove the truth of the matter asserted.” In this reaction video, I explain in plain English the definition of ‘hearsay’ that kept popping up in the Johnny Depp/Amber Heard trial, and […]
More Content As technology improves and my video skills have quickened, it’s becoming easier to produce more content to post on YouTube and social media posts on a regular basis without eating up much more time. In addition, there are only so many videos and posts that can be focused on the same or similar […]
It seems that everything these days moves faster, and we just don’t have enough time to look at things as thoroughly as we needed. Even when it comes to topics that can be critical to improving our lives, people don’t have the time to piece together information from multiple sources to see how it applies […]
A Revocable Trust does not help protect against a Medicaid spend down. It’s an important distinction. In my practice, we use Revocable Trusts for the avoidance of probate as an estate planning tool, NOT as a long-term-care planning tool.
Jeff speaks with Nancy Loeffler of Being With Grief. Nancy provides advice on how to be supportive of those who have gone through a significant loss when someone has passed on.
Jeff spoke with Anne Browning of Homewatch CareGivers about the different levels of care assistance available to those who need assistance in the home. They also discuss what you need to know BEFORE letting a caregiver into your home.
There are ways through the court that can help grandparents have visitation, as well as primary or secondary custody.