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Greetings - Welcome to our firm's Blog! Curious to learn more about topics of interest in regards to Estate Planning, Medicaid Planning/Asset Protection and other elder law matters in general? Be sure to check out our online blog! 

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Blog Articles

Who Should I Name as a Co-Trustee?

Unlike a last will and testament, a revocable living trust is effective during your lifetime.
01/31/23 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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How Can an Elder Law Attorney Help Me?

With an elder care lawyer by your side, handling issues associated with Medicaid and Medicare is easy.
01/23/23 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Can an Estate Plan Be Created without My Spouse?

I’m looking for guidance on where to start with planning in case something happens to me or my husband.
01/18/23 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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How GRAT's can Transfer Wealth Across Generations

Grantor-retained annuity trusts, or ‘Grats,’ are a wealth-transfer technique that shift investment growth out of an estate to heirs tax-free.
01/05/23 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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How Can I Protect My Elderly Parents?

As the American population of seniors continues to expand, the need for intentional estate planning becomes more urgent, especially for the children of aging parents.
12/15/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Major Blunders in Estate Planning

Hey, everyone makes mistakes!  However, major blunders in estate planning can cause massive havoc, easily complicating a bad situation to make it infinitely worse.
11/30/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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There are Ways to Transfer Home to Your Children

Transferring a home to adult children is not quite as easy as giving them the keys and letting them move in. No matter how you do it, the taxman wants his cut, whether through estate and gift taxes or those for property and income, both federal and state.
11/29/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Estate Planning for Different Ages and Stages of Life

An estate plan works like the operating system on your phone or computer. It runs in the background. However, it needs occasional updates to keep the plan current.
11/23/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Factors to Consider when Picking Executor, Trustees and POAs

One of the biggest challenges that clients encounter during the process is deciding who to appoint as their trustees, powers of attorney, health care surrogates and executors.
11/15/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Can an Elder Law Attorney Help with Medicaid?

Ensuring that the elderly have their rights respected is extremely important. That is where an elder law Medicaid attorney can play a major role in that situation. So, can an elder law attorney help with Medicaid? This article goes into some things to consider regarding that question.
11/08/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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