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Can You Amend an Irrevocable Trust?

By Eric Millhorn |

Irrevocable trusts are an important estate planning tool. Many of our clients realize immediate tax savings by moving assets into an irrevocable trust. However, these trusts have certain disadvantages, one of which is trying to make changes to it. At Millhorn Elder Law Planning Group, our estate planning attorneys meet with many clients who… Read More »

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Is a Parent or Elder Relative Being Neglected?

By Eric Millhorn |

Many of our neighbors visited family during the holidays, including their elder relatives. If you do not see family regularly, you might be shocked at the differences you observe after being away for a year. Naturally, many people are concerned for their loved one’s wellbeing, and they often reach out to elder law attorneys… Read More »

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Protecting against Medical Identity Theft

By Eric Millhorn |

When people talk about identity theft, they often mention how thieves steal a person’s Social Security Number to open a credit card or obtain a personal loan. However, medical identity theft is also a serious problem. At Millhorn Elder Law Planning Group, our estate planning attorneys recommend that our neighbors here in The Villages… Read More »

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Do You Own Property in Another State? Meet with Our Estate Planning Attorney

By Eric Millhorn |

Many of our clients own property in more than one state. Maybe they moved to Florida but have not yet sold their home back in New Jersey or New York. Or maybe they inherited a piece of property from their parents. Other clients have multiple homes and spend part of the year outside of… Read More »

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Dementia Diagnosis? Contact an Elder Law Attorney

By Eric Millhorn |

Receiving a dementia diagnosis can be devastating. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, nearly 6 million people in the United States live with dementia. Some people are at the end of their lives, though hundreds of thousands of people receive a diagnosis before age 65. If you’ve been diagnosed with dementia, it is vital that… Read More »

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How the Stimulus Benefits Seniors

By Eric Millhorn |

President Trump has signed the $900 billion stimulus package passed by Congress, and there is plenty in the bill that will affect seniors in The Villages. Morningstar has identified some of the most important provisions that will impact our community. Stimulus Checks As with the first stimulus passed back in April, many members of… Read More »

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5 Reasons People Put Off Creating an Estate Plan

By Eric Millhorn |

According to AARP, about 60% of Americans do not have an estate plan in place. With the continuing coronavirus pandemic, this makes little sense. Instead, we encourage all people in The Villages to create an estate plan as soon as possible. With decades of collective experience, we have heard all sorts of reasons for… Read More »

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COVID Vaccine Does Not Mean Seniors are Out of the Woods

By Eric Millhorn |

Three drug manufacturers have recently announced data from their clinical trials for a coronavirus vaccine, and the results are impressive. Two of the manufacturers have shown that their vaccines can provide up to 95% protection from infection. The third has also shown strong results—roughly 70% protection, though it, too, can provide almost 90% protection… Read More »

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Holiday Shopping Scams

By Eric Millhorn |

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, we anticipate that our neighbors in The Villages will begin focusing on holiday shopping. Protecting your personal data should be at the forefront while buying gifts for friends and family. Unfortunately, scammers are always devising new ways to steal data and commit identity theft. Others… Read More »

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What Are ABLE Accounts?

By Eric Millhorn |

One of the problems for people with disabilities is that many government programs are means tested. Consequently, a disabled person with too much money jeopardizes their ability to receive government assistance. If they receive a generous gift from a family member or an inheritance, they might be disqualified. Fortunately, the government stepped up and… Read More »

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