When you meet with an elder law estate planning lawyer, honesty is the best policy, even though it may be difficult to disclose the personal information requested.
Funeral pre-planning and pre-arranging is becoming more popular. Unfortunately, not everyone is able, or willing, to talk about their own mortality.
Before gifting a holiday property, an individual or couple (who can gift up to $22.8 million against their lifetime estate-tax exclusion through 2025), should find out whether their children want it.
A new "Maryland Augmented Estate Law" has been enacted by the legislature. This law greatly enlarges a husband's or wife's protections to receive at least a minimum "Piece of the…
Complaints about stolen homes have shot up from 44 in 2013 to 136 in 2018, according to the city Department of Records. The department is making changes to its security system in the aftermath of the Inquirer stories, but it declined to detail the upgrades, fearing it would tip off scammers.
Taking Social Security while still working, may sound like a good way to boost your income while you prepare for your impending retirement, but this strategy can have unexpected costs.
You've done all you could to draw up the perfect trust to protect your child and help them on the path to recovery. Now you need the right person (or team) to help make it happen.
Be frank about finances before you head to the altar. It’s a key piece of advice for all marriages. However, it takes on a whole new weight when people say “I do” for the second, or third, or fourth time.
Why would you leave an inheritance to a trust for a beneficiary rather than “outright” to the beneficiary? The answer is control.
Scammers work to create weaknesses, including fear. Scammers have increased targeting people who receive Social Security, to the extent that complaints have increased 1,000% over the past year, according to…