Could You Lose Your Right to Vote in a Guardianship?

Could You Lose Your Right to Vote in a Guardianship?

A power of attorney gives a trusted person the authority to act on your behalf. Support like that is especially important if there is any question that you might have become unable to make decisions for yourself. Sometimes, however, that situation is far from clear....
The Importance of Estate Planning for the LGBTQIA+ Community

The Importance of Estate Planning for the LGBTQIA+ Community

To protect our loved ones and our assets, estate planning is important to any individual regardless of orientation. In the LGBTQIA+ community, estate planning can legally protect against discrimination even if others are reluctant to recognize your relationship and...
How Does a Special Needs Trust Work?

How Does a Special Needs Trust Work?

A trust is set up to manage a person’s assets and property, and this trust is overseen by an appointed person. The person or entity who manages the trust is known as the “trustee” and is entrusted with the responsibility of making decisions in the best interest of the...
Coronavirus Isolation Has Led to Increased Loneliness in Seniors

Coronavirus Isolation Has Led to Increased Loneliness in Seniors

Growing older can present its challenges and may not be as pleasant as once thought. Diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, heart conditions, and pulmonary problems are common hurdles to overcome or manage. Apart from these well-known health issues growing evidence...
Choose a Trustworthy Person to Act as Your Power of Attorney

Choose a Trustworthy Person to Act as Your Power of Attorney

While Michael was waiting for his home in Texas to close, he was vacationing with friends in Florida. Unfortunately, he took a bad fall and ended up in a Florida hospital. He had his Texas powers of attorney, but the problem was that they were “springing” powers. They...