In this issue of our Estate Planning Newsletter

How to Choose a Caregiver for a Senior

Do you, or does a loved one, need a little help with day-to-day tasks? For those who plan to age in place, a professional caregiver can be essential. Here are some tips for choosing the best person for the job.

What a Will Should NOT Do

We are often urged, with good reason, to make a will to help put our lives in order. It’s a responsible and worthwhile thing to do — but not the only thing. Click through to learn when a will is not the best route.

What Are Filial Responsibility Laws?

Filial responsibility laws are legal rules that hold adult children financially responsible for their parents’ medical care when parents are unable to pay. Click through to learn how they can impact parents’ long-term health care concerns.

Do You Need an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust?

Irrevocable life insurance trusts are best known as tools used by high-net-worth families to shield themselves from estate taxes, but there’s more to the trusts than that. Click through to see whether an ILIT is something you should consider.

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