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Estate Planning: Crafting Your Legacy
According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) an astonishing 60 % of Americans don’t have medical directives, a will, or an estate plan. With death being one of the few certainties in life, this figure is somewhat surprising on its face. However, many people are uncomfortable with estate planning, because they feel it focuses on the unpleasant end.
Understanding Will Based Estate Planning
Estate plans are generally either will based or trust based plans.  At Doane & Doane, PA, we provide both will and trust based estate planning services.  As the name suggests, a will based estate plan centers around a last will and testament.
Guns and Estate Planning
Nursing homes are very expensive, and most people don’t have the funds to support a long-term stay, which is when Medicaid comes into the picture. Before someone can rely on Medicaid to pay the bills, however, they must first use their own assets to defray the costs of their care until they are nearly depleted.
Differences Between Revocable and Irrevocable Trust: 4 Things You Should Know
Revocable and irrevocable trusts are essential for estate planning purposes. It’s important to note, however, that they serve very different purposes and are used to accomplish differing goals. This article touches on a few of the benefits – and limitations – of each.
Medicaid Planning: 3 Things You Should Know
Nursing homes are very expensive, and most people don’t have the funds to support a long-term stay, which is when Medicaid comes into the picture. Before someone can rely on Medicaid to pay the bills, however, they must first use their own assets to defray the costs of their care until they are nearly depleted.