How Labor Made Our Country Better, and How the Better Stuck

How Labor Made Our Country Better, and How the Better Stuck

Thanks to all those who labor… It’s time to reinstate the honor and dignity of labor in our national consciousness. What Does Labor Day Mean for Your Family? It’s time to reinstate the honor and dignity of labor in our national consciousness. I am proud that my...
Ten Things You Should Know About How to Make a Will

Ten Things You Should Know About How to Make a Will

Ten Things You Should Know About How to Make Your Will Most people want to know what the top ten things you should know about how to make your will so they can plan their estate. For instance, what are your spouses rights? Can you amend your will? Do you need...
How to Probate a Will in Maine

How to Probate a Will in Maine

Probate checklist, with forms and online filing instructions. Avoid being liable for the debts of the estate when you Probate a will in Maine. Probate lawyer explains some of the tips and traps for the unwary.

Understanding the Term “Sound Mind”

Estate litigation lawyers can help many potential clients with different issues regarding an estate dispute. One of the most common reasons for a dispute to occur is lack of mental capacity. Many people assume that when a will contains no contest clauses, it cannot be...
Changes in Retirement Planning Trends

Changes in Retirement Planning Trends

In France, proposals to raise the retirement age are met with street protests. Yet around the world, the retirement age is creeping up; in the United States, it is moving up from 65 to 67.

The Baby Boomer Generation in the 2020s

The Baby Boomer Generation in the 2020s

The guiding forces behind baby boomer life in the 2020s are high expectations during a much longer retirement, more investment choices but less investment safety, and rising interest rates.

The Challenges of Caregiving for a Spouse

The Challenges of Caregiving for a Spouse

The Challenges of Caregiving for a Spouse Jesse Bifulco, Attorney, Camden Maine Caring for a seriously ill spouse can trigger relationship challenges. In the process of change, you can lose your best friend, your love, and your future as you both had imagined it....
Congress Passes the SECURE Act of 2020

Congress Passes the SECURE Act of 2020

The impact of the SECURE Act to some retirees, near-retirees, and their future beneficiaries is profound, and it is imperative to schedule a review of your retirement, estate, and trust plans.

Wealthy Retirees are Cautious on Spending

Wealthy Retirees are Cautious on Spending

While the US economy is in a cycle of more than ten years of economic growth, its citizens, even the “wealthy” ones, are worried about running out of cash and are scared to spend.