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Why Do So Few Black Americans Have Wills?

When actor Chadwick Boseman died, he didn’t have a will. Neither did recording artists Prince and Aretha Franklin. Each time the news broke, there was surprise that such notable names hadn’t made estate plans. Yet, estate planning isn’t as common as experts argue it should be, particularly among Black Americans.
03/02/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Can a Trust Help You Leave Assets to Minor Grandchildren?

You have many options to make sure your wishes are followed after you die. A trust may be an easy fix to transfer wealth to minor beneficiaries.
03/01/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Is Chronic Kidney Disease Connected to Dementia?

Data from a 10-year follow-up study showed declining kidney function is significantly associated with dementia risk among older adults.
02/28/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Lifetime Legacy Lawyer Podcast: Thomas Vick (Vick Law, P.C.) and Seth Wilson (Adler Attorneys) - February 14, 2022

In this weeks episode of Lifetime Legacy Lawyer Podcast, Thomas A. Vick attorney at Vick Law P.C. and Seth R. Wilson of Adler Attorneys introduce their expertise in different areas of law, share helpful tips in estate planning in the digital age, and more.
02/25/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Why Do Families Feud Over Estates?

A 14-year-long legal fight among five siblings over a Queens woman’s estate has gotten so nasty that it landed two elderly sisters in jail, and now one of them may lose her home.
02/25/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Do You Have to Go through Probate When Someone Dies?

The law requires probate for a good reason. If a person dies, probate ensures that the property goes to the people who are supposed to inherit it.
02/24/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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How to File Tax Return When Mom Passes Away

No one likes doing taxes, but the task is even more daunting when filing a return for someone who has died.
02/23/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Protect Your Spouse with a Medicaid Annuity

It’s not uncommon for older couples to reach a point when nursing home care is needed for one spouse — and the cost isn’t something they were prepared for.
02/22/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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What is a Conservatorships?

Seeking a guardianship for a loved one is a decision that shouldn't be taken lightly. Here's how the process works.
02/21/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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How is Aetna Helping Seniors Age in Place?

America’s biggest health care companies continue to focus on home-based care and aging in place, as 2022 approaches.
02/18/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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