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Be Ready for a Stroke

September 29, 2020

Legal Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Bradford & Holliman  October 29 is World Stroke Day. We certainly hope a stroke never strikes you or your loved ones, but you have to be prepared. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) references a study from the American Heart Association Stroke Statistics Committee that says strokes …

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Celebrating Grandparents Day

August 31, 2020

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning Grandparents Day is September 13. If you are lucky enough to have grandparents who are alive, give them a call (maybe even by video!), send a card or letter, or go visit them… from a healthy distance. Find ways to help them whether it is running …

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Navigating the Waters of Covid-19 When You Have Been in a Collision

July 28, 2020

Legal Matters presented by: Frank S. Buck P.C., Personal Injury Despite the new normal of social distancing and wearing masks, most people still travel the roads of Alabama daily. We continue to get our essential groceries, prescriptions, gas or other necessities. Many people have begun shipping their essential items to their homes, so they do …

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Prepare for Medical Emergencies at College

July 28, 2020

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning In August last year, I wrote about the types of emergency information and legal documents your young adult should have in hand when heading to college. With the pandemic still a threat, the need for healthcare legal documents is even more important this year. A healthcare …

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Taking Care of Our Patriots

June 25, 2020

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning Long-term care and estate planning are important for everyone, but veterans also need to consider their benefits from the Veterans Administration (VA). Since many veterans go on to other careers after their military service, they can better plan how to use their civilian and veteran benefits …

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Packing for Vacation

June 1, 2020

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning   Swimsuits, sunblock, and bug spray are not the only things you need to pack for a vacation away from home, but with a Grab & Go file, you will be ready for both a quick visit to your local doctor or a week at the …

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Handling Your Legal Affairs From a Healthy Distance

April 27, 2020

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning Face-to-face meetings are required to sign many legal documents, but the legal community has really stepped up its use of technology to minimize face-to-face meetings. Many clients are already comfortable using Facetime and Skype for face-to-face calls with their families. Now is a good time to …

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Spring Flowers, Taxes, and… Scams?

March 30, 2020

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning Scams seem to increase around tax and spring time. Here are some to avoid. So-called “banks” call or send emails asking the senior to confirm their identity to make sure their account is secure. The scammers are insinuating that the senior may have been the subject …

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Vision for Your Estate Plan in 2020

February 28, 2020

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning March is “Save Your Vision” month, and your vision for your estate plan may need saving as well. Wills and trusts should not be big secrets. The best way you can make sure that your intended wishes will occur is to make sure your entire cast …

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Sweetheart Wills Aren’t Sweet

January 25, 2020

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning Love may be in the air this February, but that doesn’t make sweetheart wills any better. When a couple has matching wills that give everything to their spouse with little regard to the next step, lawyers call them sweetheart wills, and it is not an endearment. …

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