Protection v. Control: The Asset Protection Trust

Protection v. Control: The Asset Protection Trust

Frequently, families want to protect their life’s work for their descendants. Among the options are asset protection trusts. However, to truly provide asset protections, the trust must be irrevocable. Irrevocable means the parent must give up control of the assets...
Why Can’t I Just Take the Keys Away?

Why Can’t I Just Take the Keys Away?

Unless you have guardianship or conservatorship over the parent, you cannot legally take their keys. Until proven incapacitated in a court of law or voluntarily turning over control through a Power of Attorney, they are free to make their own choices, even bad ones....
How Can I Get Mama to Stop Driving?

How Can I Get Mama to Stop Driving?

Caring for an aging parent can be challenging. It is hard to reverse the roles of caregiver and care-receiver. You love them, and making tough decisions that are contrary to their wishes is hard. But just like when they stopped you from playing in the road as a child,...
Bridges Workshop – Powers of Attorney

Bridges Workshop – Powers of Attorney

We will be talking about financial powers of attorney and healthcare powers of attorney. The event will be taking place at on Zoom from 11:00 am to 12:30 am on October 12th.
Bridges Workshop – Wills

Bridges Workshop – Wills

We will be talking about last will and testaments and living wills. The event will be taking place on Zoom from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm on September 28th. Contact Bridges at 615-248-8828 for more information.