A recent report from the Alzheimer’s Association states that one in nine Americans age 65 or older currently have Alzheimer’s. With the baby boomer generation aging and people living longer, that number may nearly triple by 2050. Alzheimer’s, of course, is just one cause of dementia—mini-strokes (TIAs) are also to blame—so the number of those […]
Good news for Grandparents and Grandchildren! A recent change in Indiana law has made it easier for grandparents and grandchildren to care for each other. Healthcare providers may now allow grandparents to make healthcare decisions for their grandchildren IF the parent(s) or guardian(s) are not reasonably available to make decisions for the child. This is […]
Did your New Year’s Resolutions include finally getting around to your estate planning? Let me help you check that box! The Ann Smith Law Office will be hosting its first “Get-it-Done Saturday.” This is your opportunity to meet with a lawyer, without taking a day off work! In addition, I will discount your fee by $100 if you meet with me on Get-it-Done Saturday!
Many parents of young families do not think they need to think about estate planning. They are too young and healthy to really worry about dying. Many are burdened with student loans, car loans, and home loans and don’t believe they have much of an estate to worry about.