By Attorney Jennifer Imediegwu A Financial Power of Attorney and Health Care Power of Attorney are two very important estate planning documents. Without such powers in place, an individual is open to a guardianship action in the event of an accident, prolonged illness or mental incapacity. Guardianships can be costly and may work against any […]
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What is Estate Planning and why is it Relevant to the African American Community?
By Attorney Jennifer Imediegwu When people think of estate planning, there is a flurry of misconceived notions that often dance around one’s mind. A common misconception is, “I don’t have an estate.” It’s common to think “rich people” have an estate, but the “average person” does not. The truth is that everyone has an estate, […]