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6 Vital Estate Planning Tips for People Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s (Part I)

Not everyone diagnosed with Alzheimer’s is “old.” In fact 200,000 Americans under age of 65 have it. Alzheimer’s patients and their families need to deal with estate planning issues early, while the person can make informed decisions. This post includes the first 3 of 6 vital estate planning steps Alzheimer’s patients and their families need to take as soon as possible after diagnosis.

Avoiding Probate

Avoiding probate has become a cottage industry, with lawyers touting the benefits of “living” trusts to people who would rather have a root canal than have anything to do with a probate court. For several reasons, avoiding Connecticut probate might not be a good idea.