How to Handle Social Security Overpayments

If you’ve gotten a notice in the mail that the Social Security Administration has overpaid you, then you’re probably scared and confused. The notice will come with a demand to send back the money within 30 days. But what if that money is already spent or earmarked for something else? Social security overpayments can happen for a [...]

2020-01-20T13:45:41+00:00

What Assets Go Through Probate in Indiana?

When a loved one dies, beneficiaries are often left wondering what they will receive from the estate and when they’ll receive it. It’s a fair question, even in the wake of a close relative’s death. You are entitled to those assets and there’s little doubt that they can help you financially, regardless of your current situation. As [...]

2019-11-25T17:18:19+00:00

What Is an Irrevocable Living Trust and Do I Need One?

For estate planning purposes, both revocable and irrevocable living trusts are extremely useful. But what is an irrevocable living trust, and when might you need one? What Is an Irrevocable Living Trust? With a revocable living trust, you still maintain control of the assets that are transferred into it. The trust is also still considered part [...]

2019-11-05T12:34:31+00:00

Do You Need an Irrevocable Trust?

You may have decided to set up living trust to protect your assets, but what kind of trust best suits your needs? What's the difference between revocable and irrevocable trusts? In this article, we will explore the advantages of an irrevocable trust and when it could be the right option for you. To learn more, contact an Indianapolis [...]

2019-05-01T11:34:18+00:00

Do You Need a Medicaid Asset Protection Trust?

A Medicaid Asset Protection Trust (MAPT) is one tool among many that could prepare you for the future. But is it the right tool for you? Below, we will cover the benefits of a MAPT and why it could be right for you. To learn more, contact an Indianapolis asset protection attorney at Barnes Cadwell Law today. [...]

2019-04-10T07:34:00+00:00

When Can You Save Time and Money With Indiana Simplified Probate?

If you have a small estate, you may be wondering if you can avoid the most difficult aspects of probate. And with small estate probate, you can — Indiana simplified probate allows you to streamline much of the process and escape some of the headache. Contact Barnes Cadwell Law today for more information. What Is Simplified Probate? Simplified [...]

2019-01-24T00:06:41+00:00