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Why do the deaths of parents bring out the dysfunction in their children

Why Do the Deaths of Parents Bring Out the Dysfunction in Their Children?

By Susan Sandys | July 11, 2016

Parents’ deaths are a traumatic experience even for adult children.  In my past blog entry, I discussed “Dying Without Papers or Dying Intestate” which shed some light on this topic.  In this blog,…

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Father And Son

Don’t Leave Your Guardians In The Dark

By Susan Sandys | July 6, 2016

One of the toughest decisions to make with estate planning is who will raise your children if you are deceased. Children need someone to raise them—a guardian—until they are 18. This blog…

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Dying Without Papers A.K.A. Dying Intestate

Dying Without Papers

By Susan Sandys | June 29, 2016

Dying Without Papers A.K.A. Dying Intestate Dying intestate is also known as dying without a Will or a Revocable Living Trust. Let’s use Cody as an example. Cody dies. His family scrambles to…

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What is Probate and How You Can Avoid It

What is Probate and How You Can Avoid It?

By Susan Sandys | June 22, 2016

There are actually several ways to avoid probate. But before we discuss those, let’s define probate. If you file a probate, you are asking a court to appoint someone to take care…

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Living Wills: When Should You Pull the Plug?

By Susan Sandys | June 15, 2016

Living Wills, also known as Advance Medical Directives, say that if you are toast, pull the plug. I find the whole topic of whether we have a right to dictate our deaths…

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Maximizing a Revocable Living Trust for Your Problem Child

Revocable Living Trusts and Your Problem Child

By Susan Sandys | June 8, 2016

Maximizing a Revocable Living Trust for Your Problem Child How do I handle my child who is a mess? This is a common question for parents who have an adult child with…

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Unknown pill

March 2016 Estate Planning Report

By Susan Sandys | March 14, 2016

NEWS YOU CAN USE: I am very interested in the right to die with dignity movement.  5 states allow death with dignity.  This means that a competent adult can get a pill…

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Estate Planning Made Easy

By Susan Sandys | May 5, 2013

Although estate planning may sound scary, I make it easy and enjoyable. Put the fear away and get peace of mind. Contact me today for a free initial consultation.

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