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Do You Want To Learn What Executors And Trustees Have To Do To Do A Good Job AND To Avoid Personal Liability?

Do you have a child or grandchild who will be your executor and you want them to know and to understand the job? If so, then join us for our exclusive and virtual UTBF VIP Client Executor Training. Here are just a few specific things that this live “half-day” event will reveal: The master checklists …

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Why You Should Consider a Personal Care Contract

It is important to provide care and assistance for parents and loved ones, but why not make sure that everyone involved is protected from a financial perspective through the use of caregiver agreements? Please read this article to find out how this type of agreement could help you or your loved ones. https://www.paelderlawsolutions.com/2020/09/are-you-providing-at-home-care-for-your-parent-if-so-a-family-care-agreement-should-be-used-to-protect-family-assets/

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Is Nursing Care Imminent Or Already At Hand? How to Apply for Medicaid in Pennsylvania To Protect Family Assets

The Medicaid application process can be confusing and intimidating, but it may be a financial solution for you or your family member. This article is intended to provide you with some background on the Medicaid application process in Pennsylvania and how the attorneys at Unruh, Turner, Burke and Frees can be of assistance in getting …

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Are You Named As An Executor Or Trustee When A Spouse Or Parent Dies OR Have You Appointed One Or More Under Your Will And/Or Trust?

And if so, do you know… What it means to be an executor or trustee? How to do the job right and what deadlines are important or vital (yes you can be sued as either an executor or trustee)? The risks, dangers, and most common mistakes that you have to avoid? How much you can …

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Do Your Will And Power Of Attorney Cover Digital Assets?

What are “digital assets” (like email and social media accounts) and what happens to access if you’re incapacitated or deceased? Find out what you need to know and do here.

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[Time Sensitive] Open Enrollment Reminder For Medicare Eligible Clients

The Medicare 2017 open enrollment period started October 15 and continues through December 7. During this open enrollment period, Medicare eligible Americans can review their Medicare coverage and make changes for the coming year (2018).

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November is National Family Caregivers Month

By: David M. Frees, III November is National Family Caregivers Month. More Americans are now able to live independently and with dignity thanks in a large part to family members who act as caregivers. Looking after a family member can be challenging, so states and local agencies connect individuals …

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What You Can and Should Learn From Celebrity Estate Planning Disasters

By: David M. Frees, III Most of us think that celebrities must be smart.  They’re often wealthy (or at least seem to be), they have a great lifestyle (or again, so it seems), they have stable and uncomplicated personal lives (ok, not so much), and they’re brilliant commentators on political …

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Have you recently filed a deed? Be aware of this latest scam!

A change in the titling of a deed could be beneficial or necessary in the course of updating your estate planning. For example, sometimes you deed a house into a revocable trust to avoid probate or an irrevocable trust to protect it from a nursing home. But, after the deed is filed, the information is …

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UTBF Partner David Frees and his Wife Robin Help to Keep the Ben Franklin Legacy Alive

In 1789, just one year before he died, Benjamin Franklin set up an endowment fund called the Benjamin Franklin Trust. In 1995 it was transferred in part to the Chester County Community Foundation. Each year, this 200+ year-old endowment fund makes grants to programs and initiatives that Franklin himself had championed: fire companies, libraries and …

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