Protect Yourself With a Living Will

Protect Yourself With a Living Will

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Living wills express personal wishes for end of life care. They state what life-prolonging measures an individual desires, and what measures the individual chooses to refuse. Perhaps more than any other document, a living will is deeply personal and requires that one consider the end of life. At Blackburn Law Firm, PLLC…

What is a Power of Attorney?

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A power of attorney (POA) gives another person (the “attorney in fact” or “agent”) the right to act on behalf of, or instead of, the person who signed the power of attorney (the “principal”).  Although a POA is a very common and useful planning document, it is important to understand…

Health Care Surrogate Designation: Why It’s Important

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A surrogate designation is a document that formally appoints one or more persons to make health care decisions for another if the other is temporarily or permanently unable to make his or her own decisions. It usually permits the surrogate to obtain medical records and can be personalized to incorporate provisions…

How much does a will cost?

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If you are visiting LifePlanLaw.com and not asking this question, perhaps you already know the point of this article.  A will can cost very little, or it can cost you your life savings.  The difference has nothing to do with the document called a “will.”  It has everything to do…

If I Am Married, Do I Need A Will?

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I would like to answer this question as – “yes.  Trust me on this, you need a will even if you are married.”  However, most people don’t trust lawyers, so I will explain why you need a will even if you are married. This post would be longer than anyone…

Criminals Steal $37 Billion a Year From Americas Elderly

Criminals Steal 37 Billion a Year From Americas Elderly
Every year, around 5 million older Americans are financially exploited  by scammers and criminals. Additionally the elderly are susceptible to deceit by greedy or desperate family members. Sadly, this total number of victims only continues to grow.   One financial estimate states that seniors lose as much as $36.5 billion…

Forming an LLC for Real Estate Investments

Forming an LLC for Real Estate Investments
Pros and Cons of Forming an LLC Over the last decade, limited liability companies (LLCs) have become one of the most preferred forms of business entities through which to hold title to investment real estate properties. Prior to LLCs, real estate investors seeking limited liability protection were largely limited to…
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