Attorney-CPA Joe Cordell and co-host Jill Enders are joined by TuckerAllen attorney Teresa Yao, to talk about the application of estate planning, as it relates to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
They talk about the importance of having your estate planning documents in place, so that decisions can be made on your behalf, in case of your incapacitation (3:29).
Teresa highlights what can happen if you do not have your estate plan in place (12:24). Jill describes the challenges that seniors who do not have family members face during this difficult time (19:48).
Teresa talks about how the current state of unemployment and how that may affect your ability to hire an attorney for estate planning (26:18), as well as how to avoid probate (32:47).
She breaks down what trusts do, in protecting your assets for your loved ones and how important they are in an estate plan (34:24). Teresa also talks about the deal that TuckerAllen is offering for a complimentary durable Powers of Attorney during the pandemic (38:25), as well as a deal for listeners of ElderTalk with TuckerAllen (41:58).