Peggy offers a free legal clinic at the Edmonds Senior Center at 1PM on the first Wed of every month, and at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center at 1PM on the third Wed of every month.
“If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.”
– Yogi Berra
We're constantly being told that we should have saved millions of dollars for retirement, otherwise our old age will be lived in poverty and we'll be a burden to society and our loved ones. However, consider that when we were young a decent house cost $12,000, a car cost $2,000 and a good salary was $5,000 a year. How could we have possibly known that nursing home care can now cost upwards of $12,000 a month? How could we plan for that?
Also, the three legs of the stool of financial independence - savings, Social Security and pensions - are being sawed off, especially pensions.
So is it possible to plan for old age without giving up today's pleasures? Afraid you'll have to give up your home to support Mom? Not so. Afraid you'll have to live in poverty to help your incapacitated spouse? No, you don't. Worried you won't leave a legacy?
We can show you how a comprehensive estate plan can bring surprising benefits. These benefits include saving tens of thousands of dollars, unifying families, leaving a legacy and providing for a comfortable old age.
Accordingly, we offer the full range of estate planning and probate representation, including: