A Estate Planning for People with a Chronic Condition or Disability

A Estate Planning for People with a Chronic Condition or Disability

By: Martin M. Shenkman (author)Paperback

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This is the first comprehensive estate-planning guide for those living with a chronic disease or disability. This book is targeted at those planning for the disbursement of their estates, no matter their size. Estate-planning is crucial for those living with a chronic disease or disability: individuals must express their preferences whether to receive long-term care at home rather than in a nursing home in the event that they become more disabled and it is more important for one who has a chronic illness to name a power of attorney. Estate Planning for People with a Chronic Condition or Disability covers all of those topics plus:* How to write your will* How to determine how much life insurance your family needs* How to figure out whether you need a living trust* Learn about powers of attorney* When to work with a lawyer, if you need toThe book also includes downloadable sample forms for:* Power of Attorney* Living Will* Designation of Proxy for Financial and Health Decisions

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About Author

Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, MBA, JD - Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, MBA, JD, is an attorney in private practice in Teaneck, New Jersey and New York City. He has appeared on The Today Show, NBC Evening News, CNBC, CNN-FM and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Money, The New York Times, and other publications. Mr. Shenkman is the author of thirty-two books and more than seven hundred articles. His books include: Living Wills and Health Care Proxies; Estate Planning after the 2001 Tax Act; Homeowner's Legal Bible; Divorce Rules; Marketing for CPAs; and Estate Planning Step by Step. Mr. Shenkman received his BS from Wharton School, his MBA from the University of Michigan, and his law degree from Fordham University School of Law.


Chapter 1. 7 Steps of Estate Planning; Chapter 2. Chronic Illness Estate Planning Basics; Chapter 3. Organizing Legal, Financial, and Other Information: The Key to Your Security; Chapter 4. Competency: Taking Legal Action to Protect Yourself; Chapter 5. Power of Attorney: Authorizing Someone to Take Legal Action for You; Chapter 6. Ensuring Access to Your Medical Records: HIPAA; Chapter 7. Your Health Care Proxy and Living Will: Designating Someone to Make Health Care Decisions for You; Chapter 8. Emergency Child Medical Form; Chapter 9. Your Will: Distributing Assets and Caring for Your Loved Ones; Chapter 10. Revocable Living Trust: Maintaining Control and Protecting You Through Disability; Chapter 11 Charitable Giving; Chapter 12. Other Considerations; Chapter 13. Getting Started

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/03/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781932603668
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781932603668
  • weight: 476
  • ISBN10: 1932603662

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