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Adecco Lunch & Learn: Facets of Elder Law (3 Part Series)

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Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 – 12:00pm to 1:00pmLocation: Adecco Offices175 Broad Hollow RoadMelville, NY** Special In-Service: Open to Adecco Employees Only ** In this 3-part Lunch and Learn series for Adecco employees, Jennifer Cona, Esq. and Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq. will discuss Medicaid planning, estate planning, powers of attorney, health care proxies, living wills, asset protection planning, use […]

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How Living Trusts Avoid Probate

Here’s the lowdown on basic probate-avoiding living trusts. Ask people why they work hard and save their money, and often you’ll hear that it’s not only because they want to raise their own standard of living; they want to leave something behind for their children, too. Understandably, they don’t want a big chunk of that money […]

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How a Financial Power of Attorney Works

​by Shae Irving Durable powers of attorney for finances — a simple way to arrange for someone to handle your finances if you can’t. A durable power of attorney for finances — or financial power of attorney — is a simple, inexpensive, and reliable way to arrange for someone to manage your finances if you become unable […]

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Choosing Your Health Care Agent

Name the best person to direct your medical care if you are unable to do so yourself. When you make a durable power of attorney for health care, the most important decision you will face is deciding who your health care agent should be. (In your state, this person may also be called a health care […]

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Choosing a Guardian for Your Children

If you have children, you should choose a personal guardian — someone to raise them in the unlikely event you can’t. If your children are young, you’ve probably thought about who would raise them if for some reason you and the other parent couldn’t. It’s not an easy thing to consider. But you can make some […]

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Elder Care Benefit: Tools and Advice for Working Caregivers

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It’s no secret that employees take time off from work because they have child care issues. But how many employees have to take time off, often at the last minute, because they are caring for an elderly family member or loved one? Knowing what services are available for seniors and caregivers is critical. Equally important […]

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Choosing an Executor FAQ

Who to choose as executor of your will and estate. What’s Below: What is an executor? How do I choose an executor? Must an executor hire a lawyer? Can an executor get help from someone besides a lawyer?What is an executor?The executor (called a personal representative in some states) is the person named in a will to be in charge […]

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Checklist for Getting Your Financial Affairs in Order

Take the following steps to help your family should you die or become incapacitated. √ Have you made a financial power of attorney? With a durable power of attorney for finances, you can give a trusted person broad authority to handle all of your finances for an indefinite period of time if you become incapacitated and […]

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Charitable Trusts: Tax Breaks for Do-Gooders

If you want to give a big gift to charity, consider a charitable trust. If you want to make a substantial gift to a charity, it may make sense to use a special kind of trust called a charitable trust. A charitable trust lets you donate generously to charity, and it gives you and your heirs […]

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Final Arrangements FAQ

Planning some of the details of your burial or cremation — and your memorial services — can be a great relief to your survivors.  What’s Below: Why should I leave written instructions about my final ceremonies and the disposition of my body? Why not leave instructions for my final ceremonies and the disposition of my body in […]

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