Details Matter in Real Estate Ownership

Every person who owns a residence or other real property must be aware of the form of ownership.  Recently, I told a client that she could purchase her mother’s residence…

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Powers of Attorney and Divorce

This recent Mississippi court case points out two things: people can do some devious things after a divorce, and a power of attorney agent cannot do things that the principal…

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The Who, What, When and How of Medicare

What is it?  Medicare is a medical insurance-type program developed to pay medical costs for retired or disabled persons who have paid into the Social Security system.  Medicare Part A…

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Does Conservatorship End Joint Accounts?

Some folk think “estate planning” is putting their children on their bank accounts.  However, this may not be enough if the client later becomes incapacitated.  If the client does not…

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