"Characteristics to Look for in a Trustee" by Attorney Nicole Livingston When you are selecting a trustee as part of the trust creation process, you need to ensure that you select the right person. The trustee has many different responsibilities and serves a vitally important role. Before you decide who will fulfill this position, you need to understand what trustees are actually responsible … [Read more...] about Characteristics to Look for in a Trustee
It's all about your "stuff" more commonly referred to as your assets which in essence is "your estate". What planning do you have in place to make sure that your real estate, savings, IRAs, jewelry, art, etc. will be distributed to those that you intend? In other words have you completed a comprehensive estate plan that will determine who will inherit what you want, when you want and how you … [Read more...] about FREE Estate Planning Seminars Next Week! Is Your Estate Protected?
Medicaid eligibility is essential if you need nursing home care in the state of Maryland. In Maryland, the average annual cost of a semi-private room in a nursing home is $101,379. For a private room, you can expect to spend an average cost of around $110,230, according to the Genworth Financial 2015 Cost of Care Survey. Most insurance won't pay for this when you need care, so you could end up … [Read more...] about Why Mediciad Eligibility Matters If You Need Nursing Home Care
"Why Medicaid Eligibility Matters If You Need Nursing Home Care" … [Read more...] about Why Medicaid Eligibility Matters If You Need Nursing Home Care (Audio)
When we hear the term “estate planning”, one often thinks it is something done by their parents or the elder generation. Also, many contemplate whether planning is even necessary, as they do not believe they have enough in way of assets, or the adage that I am too young for anything to happen to me. Society moves faster every day and it is essential for people of all ages to plan and ensure … [Read more...] about Do Young People Need Estate Planning?
Special needs trusts are essential when a person with disabilities has assets to protect. Whether the person with the disability has funds, receives funds from a personal injury settlement, or receives funds and property as a gift, the money must be managed carefully. It also has to be owned in an appropriate manner so the assets do not prevent or threaten Medicaid eligibility or eligibility for … [Read more...] about Special Needs Trusts
When we traditionally think about estate planning we think about wills and trusts and powers of attorney. We think about how these documents will help protect our assets, but often times the discussion of assets is limited to real estate and bank accounts. Today I want to introduce you to something that is becoming an increasingly important part of estate planning but one that is just as often … [Read more...] about How Do I Protect My Digital Assets Through My Estate Plan?
"Maryland Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act" by Attorney Jon. J. Gasior … [Read more...] about Maryland Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (Audio)
THE ANNAPOLIS SEMINAR IS NOW FULL BUT WE HAVE PLENTY OF SEATS STILL AVAILABLE IN BOWIE, EDGEWATER AND CHESAPEAKE BEACH! Sinclair Prosser Gasior is please to invite you to our upcoming Estate Planning Seminars in September of 2016. To register visit https://www.sinclairprosserlaw.com/seminars/ or call (410) 573-4818 and (301) 970-8080. The presentation establishes the necessary components … [Read more...] about Did you forget to sign up for our FREE Estate Planning Seminars – September 2016
The seminar schedule for June is now posted at https://www.sinclairprosserlaw.com/seminars/ Local Estate Planning Attorneys Nicole Livingston and Jon J. Gasior are noted speakers on estate and legacy planning. Their seminars are said to be informative and easy to understand. Sinclair Prosser Gasior is one of 4 members of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys in Maryland. Be … [Read more...] about June Estate Planning Seminar schedule is now available