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TEN EASY STEPS TO ESTATE PLANNING FOR EVERYONE

TEN SIMPLE STEPS TO ESTATE PLANNING – We get it: Nobody wants to contemplate his or her own mortality. And you may even feel that, in the context of death, questions about who gets which of your assets seem trivial. … Continue reading

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ESTATE PLANNING 101: TO PROBATE OR NOT TO PROBATE? IT’S ALL IN THE PLANNING.

Estate Planning 101 Probate court proceedings (during which a deceased person’s assets are transferred to the people who inherit them) can be long, costly, and confusing. It’s no wonder so many people take steps to spare their families the hassle. … Continue reading

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Your Right to Choose or Refuse Medical Treatment

All adults have the right to be informed, before medical treatment, of certain things: 1. The proposed treatment 2. The possible outcomes and risks of the proposed treatment 3. The risks of refusing treatment 4. Other possible methods of treatment … Continue reading

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What will happen to your family if you die or become disabled?

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Estate Planning is more than “Death Planning”

Estate planning clients usually come to an attorney to eliminate taxes, avoid probate and provide for their family. We attorneys routinely help our estate planning clients achieve all of these goals. Most people, when they initially sit down with us, … Continue reading

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Advance Directives and your right to choose your medical treatment.

  Margaret McCullough Connolly, Attorney and Counselor at Law Advance Directives are a way to protect your rights as a patient.  In the event you lose your ability to understand the nature and consequences of health care decisions, or the … Continue reading

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