Blog Posts in August, 2017

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  • Vast Majority of Senior Citizens Do Not Understand Donut Hole in Medicare Drug Program
    Vast Majority of Senior Citizens Do Not Understand Donut Hole in Medicare Drug Program

    What’s Your Gap? Three simple steps to make the most of your Medicare Part D coverage and delay the Coverage Gap If you are still confused about the coverage gap – or donut hole – in the Medicare Part ...

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  • Stealing from an Estate Can Lead to Double Damages Under Michigan Law
    Stealing from an Estate Can Lead to Double Damages Under Michigan Law

    What recourse do heirs, creditors and other interested parties have if they suspect that an executor or other person is mishandling assets of a probate estate or trust? Michigan law spells out their ...

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  • What Can I Do When the Personal Representative Named in the Will Fails to Start the Probate Process?
    What Can I Do When the Personal Representative Named in the Will Fails to Start the Probate Process?

    In Michigan, a personal representative named in a will has to apply and be appointed by the probate register or probate court in order to begin the probate process. While it does not happen ...

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  • Litigating Undue Influence Disputes
    Litigating Undue Influence Disputes

    When used in a legal context, undue influence refers to circumstances in which one person unfairly or unduly pressures or coerces an individual who is making an important decision. Undue influence can ...

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  • Bill Signed Removing 'Mentally Retarded' From Federal Laws
    Bill Signed Removing 'Mentally Retarded' From Federal Laws

    President Obama has signed into law a bill eliminating use of the phrase “mentally retarded” from all federal law. The the law is named Rosa’s Law after the Maryland 8-year-old with Down syndrome ...

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  • Lessons from Tom Clancy's Estate: The Cost of Words
    Lessons from Tom Clancy's Estate: The Cost of Words

    Author Tom Clancy amassed an $86 million fortune by spinning language into tales of conflict and intrigue, such as The Hunt for Red October . It is perhaps ironic, then, that after his death, his ...

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