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Risks of an Old Will 

Risks of an Old Will 

Do you have an old will? Does it need to be updated? Most changes any estate plan faces can be summed up by examining the “3 L’s”: Life – What has changed in your family, your health or your finances since your last will was created? Law – What legal or tax...

Is Your Loved One in a Nursing Home?

Is Your Loved One in a Nursing Home?

Is your spouse, parent, or sibling in a nursing home? Are you worried about running out of money? Have you been told it’s too late to protect assets? These are common concerns we hear when meeting with clients for the first time. Our advice is...

Do I need an attorney to assist with probate?

Do I need an attorney to assist with probate?

After losing a loved one, many people ask the question, “Do I need to hire an attorney?”That depends — do you know what needs to be done? Are you having problems transferring assets? If everything is in joint tenancy – meaning the survivor becomes the...

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Edwards Group Is Open and Serving Clients

We are still open and serving those who need our help! Under the governor's orders, legal services are considered essential business. So, we remain open to assist families with estate planning and elder care needs, but we are taking extra steps to protect our clients...

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Medicare Help for State of Illinois Employees

Medicare Help for State of Illinois Employees

Choosing medical and prescription coverage for retired state employees can be quite complicated. Several years back, the state of Illinois changed how they would handle medical insurance once their retirees became eligible for...

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How Do You Access VA Benefits to Pay for Care at Home?

How Do You Access VA Benefits to Pay for Care at Home?

One of the biggest challenges people face as they age is finding the care they need and then paying for that care. It's something that the majority of Americans struggle with at some point in their life. A lot of those who are aging and need care right now are...

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Risks of an Old Will 

Risks of an Old Will 

Do you have an old will? Does it need to be updated? Most changes any estate plan faces can be summed up by examining the “3 L’s”: Life – What has changed in your family, your health or your finances since your last will was created? Law – What legal or tax...

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Is Your Loved One in a Nursing Home?

Is Your Loved One in a Nursing Home?

Is your spouse, parent, or sibling in a nursing home? Are you worried about running out of money? Have you been told it’s too late to protect assets? These are common concerns we hear when meeting with clients for the first time. Our advice is...

read more
Do I need an attorney to assist with probate?

Do I need an attorney to assist with probate?

After losing a loved one, many people ask the question, “Do I need to hire an attorney?”That depends — do you know what needs to be done? Are you having problems transferring assets? If everything is in joint tenancy – meaning the survivor becomes the...

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Avoid Nursing Home Poverty

Avoid Nursing Home Poverty

We know firsthand that one of the greatest concerns for seniors is the fear of outliving their savings. No one’s vision of retirement includes going into a nursing home. It’s not what you want for you or your spouse. But if it happens, your income and savings can be...

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7 Things Every Executor Needs to Know Before the Funeral

7 Things Every Executor Needs to Know Before the Funeral

Being an executor is a big responsibility. One that requires great integrity and diligence. Many people will only experience this role once or twice in their life, and it can be a bit daunting. Here are 7 things for you to consider prior to the funeral: What were the...

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Factors to Consider if You Want to Stay Home Longer as You Age

Factors to Consider if You Want to Stay Home Longer as You Age

Most people want to stay in their homes as long as possible when they get older. Attorney David Edwards and Elder Care Advisor Melissa Coulter discuss factors that can help you stay at home as long as possible. There are five safety concerns you should be aware of as...

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Edwards Group has helped hundreds of families find peace-of-mind with sound guidance and careful planning