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Am I Too Young to Have a Will? Part Two

Am I Too Young To Have A Will? Part Two This isn’t supposed to be a scary blog entry, instead it should be seen as more of an eye-opener as to how simple it can be to protect your loved ones ...
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Am I Too Young to Have a Will? Part One

Am I Too Young To Have A Will? Part One I can’t explain how many times I’ve been asked this question. It’s actually a really good question, and the answer is not a simple Yes or No. ...
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Comprehensive Powers of Attorney - Part Three

Comprehensive Powers of Attorney – Part Three On October 1, 2016, the Connecticut Uniform Power of Attorney Act will take effect. The following is a general overview of the use and benefit of ...
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Comprehensive Powers of Attorney - Part Two

On October 1, 2016, the Connecticut Uniform Power of Attorney Act will take effect. The following is a general overview of the use and benefit of powers of attorney, and in particular, the use and ...
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Comprehensive Powers of Attorney - Part One

On October 1, 2016, the Connecticut Uniform Power of Attorney Act will take effect. The following is a general overview of the use and benefit of powers of attorney, and in particular, the use and ...
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Does A Person Who Is Single Need a Will?

More people in today's day and age are choosing to remain single. For some this is because they have divorced and do not want to get married again. For others, they have chosen not to get married ...
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Why your existing Power of Attorney document may not work

A colleague recently posted a warning on a forum of Connecticut Estate Planning attorneys that may affect your estate planning. To paraphrase, the warning informed us that a local branch of a large ...
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How to ensure you can take care of your kids while they are away at school

Many of you have probably heard of a power of attorney, and you may also know of a "health care proxy," "health care power of attorney," or "health care instructions." ...
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Am I Too Young To Have A Will?

I can't explain how many times I've been asked this question. It's actually a really good question, and the answer is not a simple Yes or No. Many people tend to think: "I'm way ...
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Helpful Information for Baby Boomers Who Take Care of Their Parents

As can be seen from the surprising survey in this USA Today article, many Baby Boomers do not know even the most basic information about their parents' medical histories. Initially this may just ...
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How Does a Trust or a Power of Attorney Help You Avoid Losing Control Over Your Money When You Can't Take Care of Yourself?

A friend passed on this article to me about folks who lose their inheritance because their parents were taken advantage of my hired caretakers. Unfortunately, what I have found is that many adult ...
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How do I make sure my parents are cared for when they need it most?

Are you concerned that your parents may not have long-term care when they need it? Regardless of whether or not they have a long-term care policy, would you like to ensure that they get the best ...
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Do I Need a Power of Attorney?

The short answer is that you very well could need a Power of Attorney, but that it might not be enough to ensure your financial obligations are met when you need it most. Unfortunately, most people ...
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