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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Three Common Estate Planning Problems Waiting To Happen

Posted on October 29, 2020 by Thomas Hynes.

Hawkins Elder Law provides you this overview of issues you might face with family members as it relates to your estate plan.

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Second Marriage Estate Planning Issues In Indiana

Posted on September 26, 2020 by Thomas Hynes.

Hawkins Elder Law provides an overview of second marriage issues in Indiana and how to manage them with marital trusts.

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Retirement And Estate Planning: What You Need To Know

Posted on September 12, 2020 by Thomas Hynes.

Hawkins Elder Law provides an overview of retirement planning and estate planning as it relates to your finances and health care.

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SECURE Act Affects Retirement Plan Beneficiaries

Posted on September 5, 2020 by Thomas Hynes.

Hawkins Elder Law provides an overview of SECURE Act’s possible impact on your beneficiaries and what you could do if you need to make a change to your estate plan in light of the new law.

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Covid-19 Raises Teachers’ Interest In Wills

Posted on August 27, 2020 by Thomas Hynes.

Throughout the United States, a growing number of teachers are taking Covid-19 related safety precautions for the upcoming school year. For now, K-12 schools in Indiana are slated to reopen this fall without state mandates on wearing masks. Meanwhile, Covid-19 cases continue to rise, which places teachers at greater risk if in-person classes resume. Although […]

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Naming Family Members As Trustees, Executors In Indiana

Posted on August 13, 2020 by Thomas Hynes.

You might have figured out by now that you need an estate plan, which consists of things like a will, trust, powers of attorney and healthcare directives. The people who you appoint in these documents are fiduciaries – which are basically people who make important decisions on your behalf and who are responsible for acting […]

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