Personal Business Records Organization Tips

Posted on February 1, 2019 by Hawkins Elder Law.

Few people manage their personal business records properly, so this article gives record-keeping tips.

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Funeral Planning – A Surprisingly Complex Subject

Posted on October 2, 2017 by Hawkins Elder Law.

[See our Disclaimers page about relying on this website’s contents.] Concerns about burdening surviving family members with headaches and expenses lead many retirees to think about funeral pre-planning. If you pay attention to life insurance television ads targeted at retirees, you can see several life insurance sales pitches that prey upon those concerns. Like many […]

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Spouses of Nursing Home Residents: Avoid These Medicaid Traps!

Posted on June 25, 2017 by Hawkins Elder Law.

The financial pitfalls facing a married couple when one spouse requires nursing home care are wide, deep, and surprisingly hidden. The emotional pain of a married person’s admission of his or her spouse to a nursing home rivals the painful experience of a spouse’s death. Unfortunately, critical financial decisions rush toward the healthier spouse like […]

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