Entries by Amanda Brenner

Do You Need a Revocable Trust?

Not everyone knows what a revocable trust is or whether they need one.  This article discusses the general characteristics of a revocable trust, some of the benefits a revocable trust offers, and other considerations that are relevant to this estate planning vehicle. What is a Revocable Trust? A trust is a relationship between three people: […]

Legal Documents for Your College Checklist

While shopping for extra-long twin sheets and plush mattress pads for your soon-to-be college freshman, consider adding these items to your checklist: Financial Power of Attorney (POA) Medical Power of Attorney (MPOA) Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) Authorization You are probably wondering why your barely-an-adult child needs these documents. Most high school grads […]