Weekly Newsletter – Special Needs Trust: Protection for Those Who Need It the Most

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Special Needs Trust:  Protection for Those Who Need It the Most ​ Families of those with disabilities – physical or mental – are typically concerned with the best way to fund the long-term financial and personal needs of their special needs loved one in a way that will secure a fulfilling life for them. The best vehicle to accomplish this … Read More

Weekly Newsletter – Financial Self-Protection Tips for the Newly Single

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Financial Self-Protection Tips for the Newly Single Whether you have a lost a spouse or partner through divorce or death, being thrust into singlehood can be an emotionally and financially jarring experience.  To get yourself back on firm footing, at least financially, follow these five steps: Finalize financial plans.  In the case of a divorce, you must ensure that the … Read More

Weekly Newsletter – Don’t Forget to Include Your Digital Assets In Your Estate Plan- Part 2

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Don’t Forget to Include Your Digital Assets In Your Estate Plan—Part 2   In the first part of this series, we discussed the importance of including your digital assets in your estate plan. Here, we’ll talk about the best ways to get started with this process.   Today, estate planning encompasses not just tangible property like finances and real estate, … Read More

Weekly Newsletter – The Real Cost of Caring

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The Real Cost of Caring   Dealing with the financial stressors of caring for an aging loved one can affect your ability to provide them with the care and compassion they need. It can also put the security of your financial future at risk.   To mitigate these concerns, consider these useful tips to help you make informed decisions about … Read More

Estate Planning Attorney

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Estate Planning Attorney An estate planning attorney assists you with planning out your future. Somekh & Associates can help you in this matter, offering customized advice, paying attention to tax consequences, any concerns regarding the family relationship and efficient administration services. As estate planning attorneys, we can advise you on getting your affairs in order and how to prepare for the possibility of … Read More

Are You Making the Important Decisions?

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I often speak to clients who think their planning is simple because they have no spouse or children.  Once we start discussing the possibilities, however, they usually find it very difficult to make important decisions about their health care and their estate.  Take a look at this recent NY Times article. Click here: Read This New York Times article! (opens in … Read More

Ramifications of The American Health Care Act (AHCA)

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The House of Representatives narrowly passed this bill in early May, by a margin of 217 to 213, with 20 Republicans voting against it and no Democrats voting in favor of it.  It is the Republicans’ first step toward their seven-year promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that was passed by the Democrats in 2010 with … Read More