All posts by Mandee Caldwell

Setting Goals and Taking Names

Many people have a hard time pulling the trigger on establishing an estate plan.  Some people don’t enjoy contemplating their own death; others are embroiled in messy family situations that make decision-making difficult. I have found that the easiest place to start is to determine your goals – are you looking to avoid tax consequences? […]

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Advance Directives

While we all recognize the importance of having an advanced medical directive (medical power of attorney in non-lawyer speak), there is a huge problem these important documents as well: they are often ignored.  Whether they can’t be found or family members and/or medical staff choose to ignore them for various reasons, advanced directives are often […]

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