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DeMent & Marquardt provides this Library of articles to help improve our clients’ understanding of issues and terms involving estate planning. If you have questions about anything related to estate planning please contact us at any time.

Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care

Every day in the United States people of all ages experience unexpected illnesses and accidents leaving them disabled and unable to make important health care decisions for themselves. These unimaginable events force family members and loved ones into a position to make difficult medical decisions. Learn more

Who Needs An Estate Plan? Everyone!

If one is willing to make a short-term commitment to the estate planning process, one may leave a legacy of caring which will spare loved ones the complications, time and money which can be posed by the failure to plan. Learn more

Estate Planning Terminology

What’s the difference between a Conservator and Power of Attorney? What are the duties and responsibilities of a Trustee? Get your terminology questions answered here

Changes in Estate and Gift Tax Rules

On December 17, 2010 President Obama signed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010. Included in this act were major changes to the estate and gift tax laws for 2011 and 2012. It is important to review your estate plans and understand these rules and how they may affect your estate plans. Read more about changes in Estate and Gift Tax rules