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The Handley Family Story

From the time our daughter was two years old, we knew things were different for her.

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Will Basics – What They Are and Why They Are Needed

Wills are a subject that people tend to avoid discussing but it is a critical part of your family’s future.

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Get to Know Boyd Handley of The Handley Law Office

Boyd Handley was recently interviewed and tells about his passion for helping clients the way he helps his own family.

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What is Estate Planning?

We all want to make sure our family is provided for now and in the future when we are no...

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Role of a Guardian

Guardians are tasked with protecting vulnerable individuals and assisting them with decisions that can range from educational to financial to...

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Why Do I Need a Power of Attorney?

Powers of Attorney may be necessary in certain situations, some which can be prepared for in advance and others which...

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Deciding on Guardianship or Alternatives to Guardianship

The decision on whether to choose Guardianship or Alternatives to Guardianship can become clearer once you understand the pros and...

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What is a Pet Trust and Why Do You Need One?

Pet parents show love to their pets in so many ways on a daily basis.

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What Expenses Cannot Be Paid for with a Special Needs Trust

Those with disabilities who receive government benefits like SSI (Supplemental Security Income) and Medicaid often need additional funds in their lifetime.

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Special Needs Trusts - An Overview

There are two types of Special Needs Trusts used for assets of individuals with Special Needs.

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Alternatives to Guardianship

While Guardianship may be more obvious in the case of a child/adult with Intellectual disabilities because of their limited comprehension...

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Why Seek Guardianship?

Determining whether to seek Guardianship of our children is an extremely emotional decision and one that should be carefully decided.

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Should You Choose Guardianship or Have Your Young Adult with Special Needs Sign an MPOA, POA, HIPAA

We’re often asked the question about Guardianship versus Medical Power of Attorney, Power of Attorney and HIPAA documents.

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Probate Basics

Probate is needed at an often difficult and emotional time for families.

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