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Employee Spotlight: Lindsay Collins

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Lindsay Collins recently joined the Marshall, Parker & Weber team and works as an Estate Administration Case Manager in our Williamsport office. When someone passes away, Lindsay assists our attorneys in guiding our clients throughout the entire estate process. She ensures that critical deadlines are met, addresses the issues and problems that arise and works […]

ABLE Account Update: Regulations Published

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Last December Congress passed a law authorizing states to offer special tax and public benefit favored ABLE accounts to people with disabilities who became disabled before age 26. The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014 (ABLE Act) is designed to enable a limited class of people with disabilities to save for and pay […]

When Should You Update Your Estate Plan?

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When should you update your estate plan? As a frequent speaker to community, support, and other groups, I get asked this question a lot. Although it depends on your specific circumstances, there are some general rules of thumb. Below are some instances where it may be appropriate to update your estate plan. Your family expands […]

Living in the Moment

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It is often that I hear people say that they don’t go to visit their loved ones anymore because “they won’t remember I was there anyway.” And to an extent, I can understand that statement, but I want to show you another side of the story. When someone has dementia, the way she lives her […]

When Mom Can’t Live at Home Anymore

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Understanding Residential Care Options My remarkable mother in law is in her 90’s and still living at home on her own. She is able to do so with the help of some limited in home supportive services that are being coordinated by a care manager. She lives in another state far away from my wife, […]

Over 60? Get the Shingles Vaccine

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that people age 60 and older should be vaccinated against shingles, or herpes zoster, a condition often marked by debilitating chronic pain. The varicella zoster virus-the same virus that causes chickenpox-causes shingles. Even after you recover from chickenpox, the virus remains dormant in your body, often […]