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What Should I Do After Someone Dies? Part 2

My Loved One Just Passed Away, What Should I Do?

This is Part 2 our my series "What Should I Do After Someone Dies". You can view part one (Steps 1-5) here. Though it may be hard to take action after a Loved One passes away, it is important to take care of certain matters to protect the estate and keep it safe from crooks.

Mom Is Not Taking Her Meds

Taking Care of Our Mothers

Many of us have elderly parents and grandparents who we care for. While it may be sending packages or phone calls from across the USA, or stopping by every day at lunch to check on them, we value our elderly mothers and grandmothers. It's no surprise that when we discover that our mother is not taking her medication, we can feel upset or helpless in this situation.

(Probate Issues 2 of 5) Isn't the Probate Attorney The Lawyer For The Whole Family?

A Very Common Misconception

A common misconception that many Minnesota families have during a probate proceeding is to assume that the lawyer hired by the executor is there to represent all family members.  This is not so.

(Probate Issues 2 of 5) Isn't the Probate Attorney The Lawyer For The Whole Family?

A Very Common Misconception

A common misconception that many Minnesota families have during a probate proceeding is to assume that the lawyer hired by the executor is there to represent all family members. This is not so.

My Doctor Said I Will Die Soon-Should I Give Away My Possessions?

A Major Decision To Make

When a person is informed by their medical professional that he or she is going to die soon, one of the major issues that he or she has to face is how to handle their bank accounts, retirement plans, real estate, and other assets.

Is My Brother Misusing Money Belonging To Our Elderly Grandmother

Brother Takes Care Of Grandmother's Finances

Mary lives in Saint Paul with her grandmother Marjorie, whom she has taken care of for the past four years. Her brother, Richard, offered to take care of Marjorie's finances so the grandmother signed a power of attorney for Richard to take care of her assets and monthly bills. Things went well for several months.

Senior Woman Wants To Protect Her Estate After New Marriage

Senior Woman Meets New Man

Elizabeth is a senior woman. She is a very independent person and has been diligent in saving money throughout her entire life. Her husband Albert died five years ago. After his passing, Elizabeth was very lonely until she met Ronald, whose wife Audrey died three years ago.

Protecting The Estate Over Several Marriages

Multiple marriages frequently bring complexity to estate planning. While some people need a few tries to find true love, just one slip up on a will can cost the heirs of a past marriage the entire estate. This potential for error can be something that many people overlook.

Are You Making These Mistakes On Your Social Security?

Half Of All Eligible Americans Are Filing For Social Security

According to recent studies, half of all eligible Americans, apparently worried about the future of social security or the current economy, are filing for social security at the earliest they can, namely 62 years of age.

Estate Planning To Avoid Lateral Transfer Of Wealth In Blended Families

What Happens After You Pass Away?

When you die and if your spouse remarries, will your spouse's new husband or wife and the stepchildren inherit your children's share of the family inheritance? This may be difficult for some people to think about, but it is something that married couples may want to consider. This is especially true in an era where some people are living much longer lives.

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