In some instances, AI-generated content may be a helpful tool for friends and family members struggling with the emotional process of creating an obituary, but AI also presents some peculiar and even disturbing problems.
Research by the American College of Financial Services sheds light on the need for improvements in retirement financial literacy. The overall retirement income literacy score was just 31 percent — a failing grade.
My father had a will drawn up in the state of New York. He passed away in 2020, and I was a beneficiary. He died in Tennessee, was remarried in 2015, but never changed his will prior to his second marriage. How do I find out any information on his New York State will or any information of his death, and also whether he had assets in Tennessee?
Many executors don’t understand the probate process and leave the tasks to the lawyer. While the executor has a fiduciary duty to protect the heirs’ interests, does the lawyer? It depends on your state.
To qualify for Medicaid, you must have limited income and assets (in most states, no more than $2,000 in your name). If you have more than that, you may find yourself havingto “spend down” your extra assets to meet the $2,000 limit.
When someone struggles to assert their needs or feels confused by the health care system, patient advocates can provide crucial support. Championing the patient’s best interests, a health care advocate works to ensure that the patient receives appropriate care.
Professional estate planning considers eventual probate and estate administration to avoid common problems. However, should disputes arise, an experienced litigator can protect and guide you in probate court.
My mother quitclaimed her Georgia home to me when she moved into assisted living and made me POA. I sold the property 6 months later. My home is in Ohio. Will I have to pay capital gains on her property?