Vallone Law Blog

Nobody lives forever, but our legacies will. There's a lot to think about when it comes to your final act and what and who you leave behind. This is a blog about estate planning, elder law, and wisely looking ahead.
Prepare for Emergencies, Don’t Wait

Prepare for Emergencies, Don’t Wait

Doesn't that sound like something your mother would say? Do you often wish you had listened to your mother? Nobody really wants to think in advance...

Revocable Trusts: An Overview

Revocable Trusts: An Overview

We received the following question from a client: After my brother died, he left money in a revocable trust for my children – but they could only...

Caring for Someone at a Distance

Caring for Someone at a Distance

Long-distance caregiving is defined by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) as providing care for someone who lives an hour or more away. This type...

Planning an Estate for Blended Families

Planning an Estate for Blended Families

Today's American families commonly have stepchildren, and they are treated as if they were full biological children, even in cases of inheritance....