Monthly Archives: January 2012

Prenuptial Agreements Can Be Estate Planning Tools

As more and more people marry more than once, prenuptial agreements have become important estate planning tools. Without a prenuptial agreement, your new spouse may be able to invalidate your existing estate plan. Such agreements are especially helpful if you … Continue reading

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Make Sure Your Power of Attorney Complies with Federal Privacy Law

A power of attorney (POA) and a health care proxy are two of the most important estate planning documents you can have, but in some instances they may be useless if they don’t comply with the federal privacy law.  A … Continue reading

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Medicare Fraud Costs Billions: Here’s How You Can Help

Medicare fraud is often in the news, but what is it, exactly? Fraud costs Medicare an estimated $60 billion a year and contributes to the rising cost of health care for all Americans. Once you understand what is involved, you … Continue reading

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Ocean County Elder Law Attorney Robert Novy on The Best Years

Robert Novy discusses the importance of creating a power of attorney, an advanced directive, medical directive, and a trust agreement.  This interview also touches on what happens to your estate (assets earned during your life) if you do not have a will.

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