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Understanding Dementia, and Planning for It

2020-03-17T20:29:28+00:00July 25th, 2014|

Dementia is a general term referring to a broad range of symptoms affecting memory and thinking. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, accounting for 60-80% of all dementia cases. Some may use the word “senility” to describe an individual with short-term memory loss, but this is inaccurate, because senility refers to mental [...]

When Dementia Emerges

2020-03-17T20:37:17+00:00July 15th, 2014|

After Mary’s father was admitted to the hospital, Mary visited her mother at home. It wasn’t long before she noticed things weren’t quite right. On the coffee table was a stack of unopened mail and bills, some past due. Her parents had never missed a bill payment! The refrigerator was nearly bare. What had they [...]

Vacationing? Don’t Leave Home Without These Top 10 Legal Tips

2020-03-17T20:25:55+00:00June 15th, 2014|

Ahhh… vacation. Who doesn’t look forward to getting away from it all? But before you do, consider your family’s peace of mind in your absence and your increased risk as you fly, drive long distances, visit foreign locales and engage in outdoor activities. Make sure these legal documents are up-to-date: A Durable Power of Attorney [...]

Is an LLC the Best Structure for Your Business?

2020-03-17T20:19:18+00:00June 1st, 2014|

If you have considered incorporating your Missouri business as an LLC (limited liability corporation), but worry about the cost or the time commitment, this information may surprise you. Why consider an LLC at all? This structure offers benefits that outweigh those typically available through partner arrangements or sole proprietorships. Six LLC Advantages 1. Asset protection. [...]

Choosing a Guardian for Your Children

2020-03-17T19:52:40+00:00March 15th, 2014|

Who would raise your children if you could not? It’s a tough question, but proper planning creates peace of mind, in the unlikely event that you cannot care for your children. Your first step is to name a “personal guardian” for your children and one alternate in your Will. If something should happen to you, [...]

5 Steps to Minimize Employee Liability

2018-11-26T04:17:52+00:00March 3rd, 2014|

Employers are bound by various laws to take steps to minimize employee liability. The smart employer, however, will go beyond these requirements to add another layer of protection from employment claims, because such claims can be complex, expensive and unpredictable. After all, juries are made up of people – people who likely identify with employees. [...]

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