Protecting Your Family and Leaving a Legacy: Why Most Estate Plans Fail and What to Do About It.

Title: Protecting Your Family and Leaving a Legacy: Why Most Estate Plans Fail and What to Do About It.

Area: Scranton, PA

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Radisson Hotel

Address: 700 Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton, PA


Join us for this comprehensive Estate Planning Seminar on Wills and Living Trusts. You will learn the differences between wills and trusts and why it’s essential to have a properly drafted estate plan. During the seminar, we will cover the follow topics in depth:

– NURSING HOME COSTS: Protect your home and savings from nursing home costs, which average over $8,900 per month in Pennsylvania. That’s over $106,00 per year!

– PROBATE COSTS AND DELAYS: Eliminate or minimize substantial court, attorney and executor fees; Eliminate or reduce Federal Estate Tax; Avoid potential delays of a year or more; Keep your private affairs out of the public record.

– EMERGENCY VS. LONG-TERM PLANNING: The risks and benefits of planning ahead vs. waiting until you have an urgent need; the impact of the 5-year look back penalty and how improper planning can disqualify you from Medicaid .

– DIVORCE: Preserve your children’s inheritance if they divorce …up to 50% of your assets could walk out the door with your ex in-law; Protect your children if a surviving spouse remarries.

– FAMILY HOME PROTECTION: Save your loved one’s home from the Estate Recovery Program if they are currently in a nursing home.

– INCAPACITY: Make your final wishes known with a Living Will and Health Care Directive. Avoid a publicly humiliating and expensive guardianship proceeding if you become incapacitated or disabled.

– FAMILY FEUDS: Discourage family disagreements and fighting by ensuring that your estate plan leaves your family a loving and lasting legacy.

Attend this seminar and receive a FREE Estate Planning consultation with Attorney Michael J. Kizis  so that you can find out your best options for planning ($375.00 value)  Refreshments will be served!

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.