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Blog Posts in February, 2022

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  • Elder Law Resources
    Elder Law Resources

    “Elder law” is a broad term used to describe areas of law important to senior citizens. It can include estate planning, medical costs, and retirement planning. Below, a few of our favorite elder law ...

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  • When Can Someone Be Declared Legally Incompetent?
    When Can Someone Be Declared Legally Incompetent?

    If you’re a caregiver of an elderly person, it may become increasingly difficult to take care of them if you’re not their legal guardian. But becoming a guardian requires obtaining a declaration of ...

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  • What Is A Springing Financial Power of Attorney?
    What Is A Springing Financial Power of Attorney?

    Good estate planning does more than prepare for the inevitable - it also considers the unexpected. Your estate plan may have detailed instructions for what will happen when you’re no longer around, ...

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  • The Importance of Including a Statement of Intent or Purpose in Your Estate Planning Documents
    The Importance of Including a Statement of Intent or Purpose in Your Estate Planning Documents

    Did you know that your intents and purposes for creating a trust carry significant legal ramifications? That’s why it’s important that you, as a trustmaker, express in writing your purpose for ...

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  • New FAFSA Rules Give Grandparents Greater Incentive to Start a 529 Plan
    New FAFSA Rules Give Grandparents Greater Incentive to Start a 529 Plan

    A 529 plan is an investment account that offers tax benefits when used to pay for qualified education expenses for a designated beneficiary. 529 plans get their name from Section 529 of the Internal ...

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  • Ivette Santaella Selected Super Lawyer Second Year in a Row
    Ivette Santaella Selected Super Lawyer Second Year in a Row

    Santaella Legal Group is excited to announce that Ivette Santaella was selected Super Lawyer for the second year in a row. From the Super Lawyers website: Super Lawyers is a rating service of ...

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