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Archive: February 2020

Top 10 Estate Planning Steps for Families with Special Needs

In a recent article of The Voice, Attorney Kristen M. Lewis writes about “Special Needs Estate Planning for Families with Special Needs: Top 10 Action Steps.”  Highlights of her action points include: Do not disinherit the beneficiary with special needs. Know the types of government benefits available to the beneficiary. Know the difference between a […]

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Johnson Teigen Attorneys Write on Trusts and POAs

Johnson Teigen attorneys, Meghan M. Teigen and Mark T. Johnson recently wrote articles for two leading magazines for attorneys.  The attorneys of Johnson Teigen, LLC are active in writing and presenting for general and professional audiences on topics of elder law, special needs law, estate planning, and trust and estate administration. NAELA News published “Seven […]

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SECURE Act brings changes to IRA laws

Because of recent changes in federal law related to retirement accounts, now is a good time to revisit your estate plan and retirement accounts with your attorney and financial advisor. The SECURE Act (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) took effect January 1, 2020. The new law changes withdrawal timing for inherited retirement accounts […]

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