Thomas H. Sullivan
Attorney at Law
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Deeper Dive into Advance Healthcare Directives
Posted on: September 16th, 2020
When it comes to your healthcare, especially during these uncertain times, you need to ensure that two estate planning documents in particular are up to date. The first is your healthcare power of attorney. This document allows you to name a person to make medical decisions on your behalf or communicate your wishes in the event you are unable to. The second document your estate plan should include is an advance healthcare directive, sometimes referred to as a living will. ...
Conservation Easements: Preserving a Heritage With Tax Benefits
Posted on: September 8th, 2020
You may have heard about conservation easements in the news over the past few years and the tax benefits available through the use of them. But what are they and how can they benefit you? ...
Disaster Preparedness Month: How to Prepare for Whatever May Come Your Way
Posted on: September 4th, 2020
The unpredictable can occur at any time: fires, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, pandemics—you name it. Because September is National Disaster Preparedness Month, we want you to be prepared for whatever life throws at you. Although none of us can predict the future, there are some things you can do to ensure that you and your family are ready. Here are a few questions to consider to help protect the people and possessions you value most....
What Snowbirds Need to Know about Renting Out Property
Posted on: August 31st, 2020
Retreating to a warmer climate for the winter sounds like an ideal way to spend a few months. To help make this dream a reality, some individuals choose to rent out their second homes when they are not in use. But before you list your second home for rent, there are a few things you should consider. ...
Considerations Before Heading South for the Winter
Posted on: August 26th, 2020
For many snowbirds, cooler weather means it is time to head south. If you are thinking about heading for warmer weather this winter, there are a few things you should consider before hitting the road. ...
How to Protect Your Significant Other from Frozen Accounts
Posted on: August 21st, 2020
The death of a loved one is one of the most difficult times in a person’s life. Nothing can truly prepare a person for such a loss. However, dealing with the financial stress of frozen bank accounts can exacerbate the stress. Without proper planning, your significant other could struggle to gain access to your accounts. The frustration is especially distressing if the frozen account was the primary source for paying joint or household expenses....