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Estate Planning: How to Encourage Your Aging Parents to Start the Process

One can never truly be prepared for the death of a parent. It is a thought many of us don’t even want to think about, much less discuss. However, death is a reality we all must face for ourselves and

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Posted in Elder Law, Estate and Life Planning, life planning, The Wade Law Firm

Consider These 3 Questions Before Filing for a Divorce

If you are already at the point of wanting a divorce, it may seem too late. You probably feel too much has been said and too many feelings have been hurt, but that is not always the case. Just as hearts can be broken, they can also be mended. Answering the following questions can help you decide if a permanent split is truly the best option for you and your family.

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Ways to Help Your Child Through Divorce

Divorce can be a challenging time for any family. When children are involved, divorce can be even more challenging and lead to long lasting emotional effects on the children. Here are some ways to help a child through divorce and make the process overall easier for the family.

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Asset Protection and Accounting for Long-Term Care

An often-overlooked element of Estate Planning is ensuring you’re on good financial footing if your health becomes a bit of a handful. For more than half of Americans, that will mean paying for long-term care at an average total cost of

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BYC Spotlight – Vangela Wade

University of Mississippi School of Law: Bessie L. Young Council Vangela Wade (JD 1996) Founding Member “When Professor Bell called and invited me to come to the interest meeting for the Bessie Young Council, I initially went because when Professor Bell

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Life Planning: Per Stirpes, Per Capita, and Perfecting Your Final Wishes

While all phases of life are accompanied by important decisions, those that come later—such as Life Planning–certainly require the help and advice of trusted legal counsel. How will your spouse and children be taken care of after you pass on?

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Caring for a Special Needs Loved One: Where to Start?

Life planning takes many forms for many people. And while we most often hear of efforts taken to care for aging family members or minor children, family members with special needs – whether mental or physical – may also benefit

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