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Can I Choose Not to Have a Funeral? | Milford Estate and Probate Lawyers

  • Posted January 10, 2023
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  • By Steven Rubin

Milford estate and probate lawyers discuss reasons why someone may choose not to have a funeral and what other options are available.

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Community Spouses: What They Are and Why They Are Important

  • Posted December 28, 2022
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  • By Franklin Drazen

New Haven elder lawyer Franklin Drazen explains what a community spouse is and discusses the benefits that go along with it.

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Milford Special Needs Attorney on the Differences between an ABLE Account and a Special Needs Trust

  • Posted December 20, 2022
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  • By Steven Rubin

Milford special needs attorney explains how an ABLE account work and how it is different from special need a special needs trust.

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Letters of Instruction: What They Are and How They Help | Milford Will and Trust Lawyer

  • Posted December 14, 2022
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  • By Franklin Drazen

Milford trust lawyer Franklin Drazen explains how Letters of Instruction can be a very important part of your estate plan.

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Aging Parent

Trumbull Estate Planning Attorney What You Need to Know about Gaining Power of Attorney for Your Parent

  • Posted December 9, 2022
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  • By Steven Rubin

Trumbull estate planning attorney Steven Rubin explains the process of gaining power of attorney for your aging parent.

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New Haven Estate Tax Lawyer Answers, “What Is Portability in an Estate Plan?”

  • Posted November 30, 2022
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  • By Franklin Drazen

New Haven Estate Tax Lawyer Franklin Drazen explains how portability is and the impact it can have on your estate plan.

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TOD Beneficiary: What You Should Know | Trumbull Estate Attorney

  • Posted November 23, 2022
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  • By Steven Rubin

Trumbull estate attorney Steven Rubin explains how a TOD Deed works and how to set one up for your chosen beneficiary.

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Wedding Bells Later in Life? What Newlywed Seniors Need to Know About Their Estate Plans

  • Posted November 15, 2022
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  • By Franklin Drazen

Milford estate planning attorney Franklin Drazen discusses what you need to be aware of and prepare for if you're getting married later in life.

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Examining a Trust

Milford Trust Lawyer on the Elements of a Valid Trust

  • Posted November 10, 2022
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  • By Steven Rubin

Milford trust lawyer Steven Rubin explains the elements that make a trust valid and the risks of having an invalid trust.

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What Is a Bypass Trust, and Do I Need One? | New Haven County Trust Attorneys

  • Posted October 28, 2022
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  • By Franklin Drazen

New Haven County trust attorneys at Drazen Rubin Law explain the basics of a Bypass Trust, how it works, and when it may be beneficial to create one.

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