Splitting up the authority

Most of you have probably heard about the durable power of attorney.  This document is extremely powerful.  It is so powerful because it basically gives the person you name as your agent the authority to do just about anything under the sun for an indefinite period of...

The Cost of Dementia

The Staggering Costs of Dementia Most of us know of someone who has been diagnosed with dementia. It is a costly, heart-breaking and life-altering syndrome that is nearly doubling in numbers of people affected worldwide every 20 years. Dementia has affected the likes...

Trust Protector: What’s that?

If a person isn’t 100% comfortable that their chosen trustee could effectively handle the associated responsibilities, appointing a trust protector might provide a solution. A trust protector oversees the trustee and weighs in on critical decisions. This article...