Tidying Up

By Attorney Susan I. Jean on December 7, 2018

Assisting Former Military Members with their Cost of Long Term Care

*Please read, and forward to a veteran or a veteran’s widow(ers). The rules for the Aid and Attendance benefit program have changed, and are more generous in many ways.* On this Veterans Day we recognize the contributions, pride and suffering, of our military members and their families. My husband is retired Air Force, and we have other folks with spouses …

Who Should I Pick as My Executor?

Choosing the person who will be your executor is an important decision. You want to make sure that you pick someone who is trustworthy, conscientious, and hardworking. What does an Executor do? After you die, your executor will perform a number of services, (http://www.courts.state.va.us/courts/circuit/resources/coa/home.html) including: Collecting and safekeeping your assets Preparing an inventory Collecting income Paying your debts and expenses …

How Does a Pet Trust Work?

My daughters will swear that our dog, Maggie, actually raised them.  I still have pictures of them rolling Maggie around in a baby buggy; poor Maggie!  For many of us, our pets are family.  In fact, in the United States, there are four pets for every child.  For many people, a key concern is how their pets will be cared …