What Executors (Personal Representatives) Need To Know

Posted on June 17, 2021 by Thomas Hynes.

Most people find news of a loved one’s death emotionally overwhelming.  Your stress level may intensify when you discover that the deceased person’s last will and testament (the “Will”) names you as the estate’s executor. As executor, you may be the one person that helps keep all the pieces together as family members deal with […]

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What Is A Donor-Advised Endowment Fund?

Posted on June 10, 2021 by Thomas Hynes.

You’re interested in supporting tax-exempt charities but don’t want your money used any way they please. Suppose you want a charity to manage donations with your input and under your direction. In that case, a charitable foundation in your home community could help you achieve that goal with a donor-advised endowment fund. A donor-advised endowment […]

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Will Versus Living Will

Posted on February 10, 2021 by Thomas Hynes.

The attorneys at Hawkins Elder Law discuss the difference between a living will and a last will and testament.

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Medicaid and Medicare In Indiana For Older, Disabled Americans

Posted on February 3, 2021 by Thomas Hynes.

The attorneys at Hawkins Elder Law provide you with this overview of Medicare and Medicaid in Indiana so that you know which program applies to your situation.

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Who Is In Charge Of My Money?

Posted on January 27, 2021 by Thomas Hynes.

Hawkins Elder Law discusses who is in control of your assets and financial affairs at various points in your life.

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Incapacity And Guardianship In The Hoosier State

Posted on January 20, 2021 by Thomas Hynes.

Hawkins Elder Law provides you with this overview on incapacity and guardianship in Indiana.

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Safe Family Holiday Celebrations In The Pandemic

Posted on November 22, 2020 by Hawkins Elder Law.

Are safe family holiday celebrations in the pandemic possible? Think about it for a moment. Are you tempted to add a question mark to holiday greetings like “Happy Thanksgiving?” “Happy Hanukkah?” or “Merry Christmas?” Families wanting to celebrate holidays this year face pandemic risks like none the world has seen in over a century. So, […]

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What Is Family Business Succession Planning?

Posted on November 19, 2020 by Thomas Hynes.

Hawkins Elder Law discusses what business succession planning entails and what you could do to avoid your business closing down abruptly if you die or become disabled unexpectedly.

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Aging In Place In Indiana?

Posted on November 12, 2020 by Thomas Hynes.

The attorneys at Hawkins Elder Law discuss what it means to age in place at home and in the community.

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Should I Share My Estate Plan Details With My Family?

Posted on November 5, 2020 by Thomas Hynes.

Hawkins Elder Law discusses whether and to what extent you should break the news about your estate plan to your family.

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