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Integrating a Prenuptial Agreement into Your Estate Plan

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Estate planning is an essential process for anyone looking to secure their assets and protect their loved ones. One often overlooked aspect of estate planning is the prenuptial agreement, which is an invaluable tool for protecting individual assets and ensuring a smooth distribution of assets in the event of a divorce or separation. In this […]

Emotional Support Animals for Children With Disabilities

Emotional support animals (ESAs) are pets prescribed by a licensed mental health professional for those with disabling mental illness. Children with a variety of mental disabilities could benefit from emotional support animals. While emotional support animals are commonly cats and dogs, any animal can serve in this capacity, such as a bird, rabbit, or reptile. […]

How Will the Public Health Emergency’s End Affect Veterans?

Per an announcement from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the federal Public Health Emergency created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic ended in May 2023. With the end of this Public Health Emergency (PHE) comes a number of shifts in policy that may specifically impact U.S. military veterans. The Public […]

Hiring Family to Care for Children With Disabilities

Children with disabilities need a high level of care, which can be difficult considering that over 2 million health care jobs are unfilled. A recent study in Colorado showed that hiring family members as certified nursing assistants (CNAs) can be an effective way to provide consistent care for children with disabilities. Children with disabilities need […]

Modifying an Irrevocable Trust Through Trust Decanting

A trust is a legal document that you can set up to give assets to someone else. Trusts can be revocable or irrevocable. If you (the grantor) choose to create a revocable trust, you can modify it at any point during your lifetime. With irrevocable trusts, however, you generally cannot make any changes once you […]

Why You Should Take the Time to Create a Legal Plan Now

If you have a child with special needs, you may be tempted to assume that if something happens to you or your partner, your other children will take care of their sibling. However, it’s important to take the time now to create a legal plan for your child so that they are always protected no […]

Do You Need a HIPAA Release?

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If you are in the hospital, you may want your loved ones to be able to access information about your prognosis. However, if you have not authorized them to receive specifics regarding your medical condition, they could be denied these details. HIPAA authorizes the release of medical information to the patient and the person(s) designated […]

3 Common Mississippi Probate Questions: Estate Planning Basics

When people pass away, they leave behind assets, property, and possessions that can have sentimental and real value for surviving family members and loved ones. Everything that an individual owns upon their death is known as their estate. According to Estate Exec, the average size of an estate is between $50,000 and $250,000. Eleven percent […]

Considerations for Opening a Bank Account in the Name of a Trust

A trust is a valuable estate planning tool that offers flexibility and control over the distribution of your assets. One essential aspect of managing a trust is opening a bank account in its name. This article will explore the key factors to consider when opening a trust bank account, including the required documentation, account types, […]

Intervene When an Older Loved One Becomes an Unsafe Driver

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Are you worried about the safety of an older loved one on the road? If so, you are not alone. Countless families face this issue every year, and it can be devastating for both the senior and their loved ones to deal with. The senior is often forced to confront the reality of losing their […]

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