Monthly Archives: September 2013

30 Sep

Legal Do-It-Yourself

There are many legal websites and boxed software products available today for roughly $50-$100 that offer consumers quick “solutions” to their every legal need, whether drafting a will, incorporating a business, forming an LLC, or even handling an uncontested divorce. Sometimes these at-home do-it-yourself solutions, such as LegalZoom or Rocket Lawyer, are okay, and better

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19 Sep

What’s a Trust?

In elder law and asset protection, trusts are used frequently as a significant planning tool. There are many different kinds of trusts that are used for different purposes.  Most homeowners have a trust already without knowing it.  For example, if you have a mortgage on your house, then you have a “deed of trust” on

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14 Sep

An Ounce Of Prevention

This week we are taking an opportunity to have our intern at Alexander & Associates, Elizabeth Wilkinson, write a guest blog post. Elizabeth is a third year student at Campbell Law. The legal content of this post is not intended to provide specific legal information; a licensed attorney has verified this post for accuracy. When

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05 Sep

Long-Term Care Insurance

It is common today to see advertisements of senior couples in the golden years of their retirement happily enjoying their time together without any worries or stress.  The reality, however, is that our retirement years may not go exactly as we have planned, especially if we face an unforeseen health crises.  In order to prepare

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