Three Reasons Why Joint Accounts May Be a Poor Estate Plan
Three Reasons Why Joint Accounts May Be A Poor Estate Plan Three Reasons Why Joint Accounts May Be a Poor Estate Plan Many people, especially seniors, see joint ownership of investment and bank accounts as a cheap and easy way to avoid probate since joint property passes automatically to the joint owner at death. Joint ownership can also be an easy way to plan for incapacity since the joint owner of accounts can pay bills and manage investments if the primary owner falls ill or suffers from dementia. These are all true benefits of joint ownership, but three potential drawbacks exist as well Risk. Joint owners of accounts have complete access and the ability to use the funds for their own purposes. Many elder law attorneys have seen children who are caring for…
Can you learn anything positive from a divorce?
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Questions To Ask When Choosing A Divorce Attorney
Before you hire an attorney to handle your divorce, you should run through a checklist of questions to ensure they are an appropriate fit.
20 Years Later: Final Social Security Disability Bias Procedures
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Why Judges Support Civil Legal Aid
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Why Judges Support Civil Legal Aid "The United States judicial system is designed to be adversarial, to resolve disputes of fact and law before a neutral judge. The premise of the system is that each party in a court case is capable of understanding and using the law, since each must present the law and the facts to the judge. An effective adversarial system requires the presence of legally trained experts, typically lawyers, on both sides of a case The civil legal needs of both low- and moderate-income individuals in the United States are not being met. The need for legal assistance by over one hundred million people in this country is dire. Today’s courts look nothing like the ideal. Around the country, state and federal courts regularly encounter…
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What is the role of Bankruptcy Trustee?
A person who files bankruptcy will likely never meet or speak with the countless people involved in their bankruptcy, such as their creditors and, in most cases, the Bankruptcy Judge assigned to their case. However, the one person a debtor...