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How Will the Debt-Limit Deal Affect Seniors?

Congress has agreed to allow the President to raise the debt ceiling in exchange for $2.4 trillion in budget cuts over 10 years ..

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Amy Winehouse's Death Illustrates the Importance of a Will

Amy Winehouse had many ups and downs during her short life, but it appears she had the foresight to leave behind an ...

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How to Make Changes to Your Will

As life circumstances change (births, marriages, divorces, and deaths), it may become necessary to make changes to your will. 

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ElderLawAnswers Attorney Helps Foil Woman's Alleged Attempt to Change Elderly Client's Will

Colorado ElderLawAnswers member attorney Brandon Fields played a key role in identifying and reporting what looks to be a textbook...

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Do-It-Yourself Will Leads to Unwanted Result

If you choose to write your own will, you run the risk of not having your estate distributed the way you want, as a recent Pennsylvania case illustrates.

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Who Will Benefit from the New Medicare Policy Change?

This ruling could have a profund impact on the lives of Medicare beneficiaries who need the care of a skilled professional ...

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9 (Potential) Problems with Your Trust

All trusts should be reviewed every few years to make sure that they are up-to-date with the law and meet your goals today.

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How to Protect an IRA From Heirs' Creditors

When a person declares bankruptcy, an individual retirement account (IRA) is one of the assets that is beyond the reach of creditors, but what about an IRA that has been inherited? 

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