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31Jan2019

Estate Planning: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

How familiar are you with estate plans? Many of us think we know what goes into them, but what are they really? Most people find that estate plans and the estate planning process is more comprehensive than we initially think. The good news? This means that when properly set up — estate plans 1) guarantee
  • 31 Jan, 2019
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27Dec2018

Talking to Parents About Estate Planning

One of the most common questions Attorney Löan Shillinger gets asked comes from adults with aging parents. These “adult children” want to ensure that their parents have made plans for their future care. They want to know if there are legal documents in place to allow them to assist their parents in time of need, such as
  • 27 Dec, 2018
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13Nov2018

How to Use the Holidays to Prepare Your Loved Ones for the Future

As we go into the holidays, we want to help you make the most of this time when your family and loved ones might be gathered together. It’s not always easy to talk and plan for the future, but you may find it surprisingly empowering. Knowing your Estate Plan is in place can create a
  • 13 Nov, 2018
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05Oct2018

Take Control of Your Future: Estate Planning 101

Estate Planning 101 is where we want to start. Estate Planning often sounds like a big, overwhelming process. There is a perception that it is only for the very wealthy. But that’s not true. Estate planning is essential for every single one of us. Estate Planning ensures that you’re in control through the end of
  • 5 Oct, 2018
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12Aug2015

10 Common Myths About Long-term Care

It’s becoming more apparent in my practice that the subject of long term care is rarely talked about. Especially between parents and their adult children. As the cost of care has increased over the years– it is even more imperative to include this type of coverage in your overall estate and financial plan. We at
  • 12 Aug, 2015
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01May2015

Long Term Care

In the time that I’ve been an estate planning attorney, one especially frightening issue continues to rear its ugly head — the issue is that LONG TERM CARE has not been discussed, contemplated or bought…   This is a costly oversight. According to the national advisory counsel for long term care insurance, in 2011 there were approximately
  • 1 May, 2015
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28Apr2015

Digital Age Calls for Digital Planning

We Live in a Digital Age and it’s time to catch up. Whether it’s music on iTunes, family photos on a computer, video games, eBooks, or documents on cloud storage, we all have digital assets of some kind. We also have digital accounts: Facebook, LinkedIn, email, utility billing, and bank accounts. Digital asset planning is an
  • 28 Apr, 2015
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15Mar2015

3 Estate Planning Musts

1.Review and update your estate plan regularly – Review and update your estate plan regularly — when life changes occur, your estate plan should reflect this as well.  For example, did you just buy a house, get married or divorced? I f you have an estate plan, these events may drastically change what you had originally planed
  • 15 Mar, 2015
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01Jan2015

2015 New Year Newsletter

It’s a New Year! January 2015 Newsletter Happy New Year! I’m excited to share with you some of the changes taking place at Shillinger Law. We’ve moved to a new location in Mission Valley with more comforts, parking, and views. Stop by and say hello when you get a chance. At Shillinger Law, we recognize
  • 1 Jan, 2015
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23Dec2013

Why Your College-Age Children Need an Estate Plan

Originally posted by By ANNE TERGESEN Here’s an issue many families overlook when children leave for college: That child, in the eyes of the law, is now an adult—and needs some all-important documents. Once individuals reach the age of majority—18 in most states—their parents are no longer entitled to see their medical and financial records and make
  • 23 Dec, 2013
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