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5 Reasons Why You Need a Power of Attorney

  • Estate Planning 101: Four Essential Documents for Every College Student (and Parent)
    Estate Planning 101: Four Essential Documents for Every College Student (and Parent)
    August is on the horizon and with it, the time of year that students nationwide are preparing to ship off to college. The moment is at once exciting and stressful. New possibilities collide with new responsibilities. You need to find a place to live, register in classes, build a schedule,
  • Estate Planning FAQ: How to Navigate an Unequal Inheritance
    Estate Planning FAQ: How to Navigate an Unequal Inheritance
    There’s nothing like the question of how to divide an inheritance fairly to give parents nightmares. Likewise, there’s nothing like parents giving more money to one child to cause conflict between siblings. Because the territory here is so fraught, many parents opt to dish out equal inheritances to each kid
  • Planning for the Future: How Does the New Expansion Impact Medicaid Eligibility?
    Planning for the Future: How Does the New Expansion Impact Medicaid Eligibility?
    In 2020 Missouri voters approved a Medicaid expansion ballot measure and, finally, this new legislation is giving fruit—albeit slowly. The Medicaid expansion came into full effect in the state in October 2021 and yet by early 2022 only 58,000 people had enrolled. This number is well below the 190,000 projected
  • Trust Lawyers: You May Need Two Guardians for Your Minor Children
    Trust Lawyers: You May Need Two Guardians for Your Minor Children
    People often struggle with deciding who will serve as guardian for their minor children if they pass away. As trust lawyers, we’ve walked hundreds of families through this process. Sometimes, the family situation requires naming not just one guardian, but two. If you leave your children a substantial inheritance (and
  • What is a Conservatorship, Anyway?
    What is a Conservatorship, Anyway?
    If you follow the news (or even if you don’t), you’ve probably heard the term “conservatorship” more in the last year or two than ever before in your life. Both the Britney Spears conservatorship and the Amanda Bynes conservatorship have made global headlines which, inevitably has led to misrepresentation and