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You have dementia, can you sign a Will?

Millions of people are affected by dementia, which can be a particularly cruel disease, and…

Protecting Yourself When a Loved One Enters a Nursing Home

We are taught from an early age to “act responsibly.” A responsible person generally takes…

“Not Honesty Alone…”

Closing Thoughts by Jim Young Sponsored by Andrews & Young, PC November 21, 2014 HOME…

Transfer of Home to Children – Pros and Cons

IMPORTANT NOTE:  The purpose of this outline is to familiarize the reader with some of…

Estate Planning Handbook

What is it that clients generally hope to achieve through an estate plan? To maintain…

Protecting Life Savings from Nursing Home Costs

Please read this for general information only and verify the information herein with an experienced…

Should you be part of our Maintenance Plan?

Generally, after a client signs the documents the Will or Trust or other estate plan…

News from Jim Young

October Thoughts

Greetings All.     I hope you are all staying safe, in a way that doesn’t drive…

September Thoughts

First Presidential debate is tonight.   I intend to have a stiff drink and see how…

First, some serious things

First, on the serious side of things (non serious to follow), some excellent advocacy has…

Continuing Our Work

We hope this finds you well in body and spirit. These are very challenging times,…

Mr. Bingley, J.D.

The firm is pleased to announce that Mr. Bingley, JD (Juris Doggerel - 2020) has…

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October Thoughts

Greetings All.     I hope you are all staying safe, in a way that doesn’t drive…

September Thoughts

First Presidential debate is tonight.   I intend to have a stiff drink and see how…

Don’t Let the Perfect, be the Enemy of the Good

There are many unknowns when planning an estate, but you can’t let the uncertainties get…

First, some serious things

First, on the serious side of things (non serious to follow), some excellent advocacy has…

Continuing Our Work

We hope this finds you well in body and spirit. These are very challenging times,…

Mr. Bingley, J.D.

The firm is pleased to announce that Mr. Bingley, JD (Juris Doggerel - 2020) has…

Free Money?

Lawyers often spend more time than they would like on things that are not directly…

Masks and Hair Cuts…

Some may remember the old Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young song….”Almost cut my hair”…..well…..I did…

Old dogs, New tricks.

We are living in interesting times, the old curse. I think most of us have…

New Laws for 2020

We have two new important laws that became effective January 1, and the first article in this month's newsletter addresses the SECURE ACT, which in some important ways changes how IRAs and other retirement plans work.

End of Year Thoughts

Hello, Somehow it is (already) again the Holiday season. We recently attended our extended family’s…

Be Kind To Your Executor – Trustee and Beneficiaries

No one wants to think about it, but we are all going to die sooner…

Compassionate Aid in Dying / Death With Dignity – A view in favor of self-determination

By James L. Young, Jr., Esq. Scenario.    You have an incurable and irreversible medical condition…

Tell me again why we have to go to Probate Court?

Closing Thoughts by Jim Young Sponsored by Andrews & Young, PC October 17, 2014 HOME…

Making the right choices when considering a continuing care retirement center

Closing Thoughts by Jim Young Sponsored by Andrews & Young, PC Friday, August 22, 2014…

What to do with the family cottage?

Closing Thoughts by Jim Young Sponsored by Andrews & Young, PC Friday, July 18, 2014…

So you want to give your house away to your children…

Closing Thoughts by Jim Young Sponsored by Andrews & Young, PC Friday, June 20, 2014…

Why have a Power of Attorney?

What Is a Power of Attorney? A power of attorney is an important part of…

What Do I Do Before a Loved One Dies (and even before)?

A FEW SOBERING THOUGHTS Acting as an attorney in fact, or as an executor, is…

Should You Designate Who Has Control Over Your Body, And The Manner of Disposition At Your Death?

Have you ever wondered who has control over your body when you die?  Or whether…

Preparing your home and title for the future

Closing Thoughts by Jim Young Sponsored by Andrews & Young, PC May 5, 2015 HOME…

Disclaimers, Disclosures, and Fixer-Uppers

Closing Thoughts by Jim Young Sponsored by Andrews & Young, PC April 24, 2015 HOME…

Bonds for deed, conveyance tax, and other real estate topics

Closing Thoughts by Jim Young Sponsored by Andrews & Young, PC March 18, 2015 HOME…

What is a reverse mortgage? And should you consider one?

Closing Thoughts by Jim Young Sponsored by Andrews & Young, PC February 20, 2015 HOME…

Thoughts on buying distressed property

Closing Thoughts by Jim Young Sponsored by Andrews & Young, PC January 23, 2015 HOME…

Navigating legal issues in housing, both weighty and trivial

Closing Thoughts by Jim Young Sponsored by Andrews & Young, PC Friday, September 19, 2014…

Assembling a real estate team

Closing Thoughts by Jim Young Sponsored by Andrews & Young, PC Friday, May 23, 2014…

What real estate closing clauses are appropriate for you?

Closing Thoughts by Jim Young Sponsored by Andrews & Young, PC Friday, March 28, 2014…

Sellers face $250 loss at closing if smoke and CO detectors are not in place

Closing Thoughts by Jim Young Sponsored by Andrews & Young, PC Friday, February 28, 2014…

Real Estate Matters – Frequently Asked Questions

When should I talk to an attorney about my real estate transaction? How can I…

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