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Estate Planning For Non-Traditional Families – Part 3

If you’re in a non-traditional family, you know that estate planning is, as Winston Churchill once said about Russia, “A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” But here’s some advice that’ll help. DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP/LIFE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT This can

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Estate Planning For Non-Traditional Families – Part 1

I’m being contacted by an increasing number of non-traditional families these days…with good reason. Non-traditional families are becoming the one of the biggest demographics in America. Whether gay or lesbian (legally married or not), divorced with children, “significant others” living

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The Fiscal Cliff Has Been Avoided – For Now – Part 1

It’s complicated. But, complicated or not, it’s going to affect everyone – especially Boomers and Seniors. The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 was actually passed by the Senate in 2013…at 2 a.m. on New Year’s Day. After speculation on

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‘Spiritual’ Estate Planning Passes on Values of Departed

By Donna Gehrke-White, Sun Sentinel 8:36 a.m. EST, November 11, 2012     “Spiritual” estate planning — deciding how to pass down money based on values — is becoming a hot topic for baby boomers who want to make sure their

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End of Life vs. Prolonging Life

Unless you know something I don’t, we’re all going to die. We’re not, however, all going to die the same way. Some of us will die naturally, in a comfortable environment – perhaps our own home – surrounded by family.

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Medicaid Planning For Non-Traditional Couples

Medicaid planning can be a bad dream for any couple. But if you’re part of a gay or lesbian couple, it can be a genuine nightmare! The process of applying for Medicaid is actually one of the most dangerous parts

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Estate Planning For Non-Traditional Couples: Part 2

Same-sex partners get old, like everybody else. Like everybody else, they can also get sick as they age. And, eventually – like everybody else – they pass on. But – unlike – everybody else – they may require special types

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