Nov 2015

What Are My Rights as a Trust Beneficiary?

Beneficiaries for a Revocable Trust or Irrevocable Trust

If you are a trust beneficiary, you may be wondering whether you have specific rights when it comes to the trust. Depending on the type of trust, you may be entitled to income from the trust either now or at some point in the future. Understanding your rights is important. (more…)
Oct 2015

How to Talk to Your Parents about Estate Planning

Estate Planning for Elderly Family Members

Whether you need to talk to your older parent or another elderly family member, speaking to a senior about the aging process and his or her long-term needs when it comes to estate planning can be a difficult subject to broach. No one wants to hear that they're getting older or facing the possibility of a loss of independence. Approaching these conversations with compassion and a clear plan can provide your loved one with the support and reassurance they need to face aging gracefully and confidently. (more…)
Oct 2015

An Overview of Elder Law

Elder Law Practice at the Law Offices of Randy Smith

At the Law Offices of Randy Smith and as a practice area, elder law is a relative newcomer in the legal profession. Within the past decade, it has emerged out of necessity as the baby boomer generation has continued to age and experience new legal challenges in a variety of areas. (more…)
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