At the Safe Harbor Wills & Trusts law firm, we have seen just how difficult it can be to lose someone and then have to go through the difficult process of trying to sort out their estate. If you want to save your family from the pain of dealing with a protracted legal process, estate planning is one of the best gifts you can leave them. Call our attorney in Watertown today to set up an appointment. We will work with you to develop a fully personalized plan that makes the most of your unique situation. If you would like more information, please read some of our blog entries. We discuss some of the most important facets of estate planning, including wills, health care proxies, and more.

Business Distancing

April 9, 2020

What a whirlwind the last 2-4 weeks have been.  It is hard to believe that I was in Florida for a conference and some family time with my parents just a bit over 1 month ago.  We knew about Covid19, but no one thought we would be here. So, what is Safe Harbor doing to … Continued

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Is Your Estate Plan Still In Order?

June 14, 2018

Planning for what happens to your assets after you have died is an experience that most people don’t want to have to deal with more than once. If you have a will and you have beneficiaries listed on your life insurance policies or other accounts, you might think that you’re done with your estate plan. … Continued

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Three Signs That You Need To Start Estate Planning

May 25, 2018

Estate planning is one of those big tasks that many of us just keep putting off. Even when we know that we need to get to it in order to make sure that our assets go where we want them to, something else always seems to get in the way. In this blog entry, we … Continued

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Misconceptions About Your Assets And Medicaid: Part One

April 3, 2018

Attempting to plan for long-term care can be difficult. There are many people out there offering advice about the best methods to protect the assets you have or to put them into the hands of the people you most care about, but unless they are a dedicated attorney with experience dealing with the complicated system … Continued

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How To Protect Your Assets From Nursing Homes

January 31, 2018

The cost of assisted living and nursing home care continues to skyrocket as a large segment of the population grows older. There is no reason to suspect that this trend will reverse any time soon, and we can all benefit from making sure that we are doing everything we can to plan for our care … Continued

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How Do I Talk To My Elderly Parents About Estate Planning?

January 5, 2018

As your parents get older, it can be difficult to have conversations with them that revolve around their finances, and especially estate planning. Discussing finances can create tension but in order for your parents to protect themselves, it is a good idea for them to speak with an experienced attorney who can help them navigate … Continued

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Why Do I Need A Will Or Trust?

September 11, 2017

Thinking about your own mortality or the mortality of a loved one is never a fun prospect, but if you want to make sure that the ones you leave behind will be taken care of, you need to make sure that all of the proper legal steps have been taken to ensure that your affairs … Continued

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Why You Should Use An Estate Planning Attorney: Part Two

August 11, 2017

In our last blog, we began talking about some of the advantages to hiring an experienced estate planning attorney. In that entry we wrote about how a lawyer will know the laws of the state in a way that can’t be matched by a website or a book offering you an “easy” way to write up … Continued

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Why You Should Use An Estate Planning Attorney: Part One

July 30, 2017

Talking about your eventual decline and death with an estate planning attorney will never be something that you look forward to, but it is something that you should get out of the way sooner rather than later. By looking forward and planning out where you want your assets to go, you’re ensuring that your final … Continued

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