Hiring a Corporate Trustee Vs. Naming a Loved One

Choosing a trustee is a lot like choosing the leader of a company you will not be around to supervise. Obviously this is a big and very important decision. As the name implies, a trustee should be someone you trust. …

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The Importance of Selecting a Power of Attorney

For many, the names Christine Busalacchi, Nancy Cruzan and Terri Schiavo evoke the memory of national news coverage regarding right to die cases – and the heart-wrenching life decisions that family members had to make on their behalf. Contentious legal …

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Meet Jayson “Jay” Lenox

Modeling Leadership Skills and Respect for Others   Early Years: Jayson “Jay” Lenox is the third of four children adopted by John and Jane Lenox. He was raised in Columbia, Missouri, with sisters Jill and Jan, late brother Joe, and …

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The Top 5 Benefits of Receiving a Heritage Trust

Parents may choose to leave an inheritance to help fulfill the hopes and dreams they have for their child[ren]. While there are many legal options available to accomplish this goal, one common solution is to set up a Heritage Trust. …

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8 Legal Steps to Take When a Loved One Passes Away

The loss of a loved one can be overwhelming in every imaginable way – emotionally, psychologically, financially or otherwise. For surviving family members, their grief is often accompanied with a general sense of being overwhelmed by the tasks that lie …

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Meet Rudy Beck

Experience, Expertise, Care and Concern for Every Client   Where Did I Grow Up: Troy, Missouri. I have lived in St. Charles County since December of 1974. Family: My first marriage produced two wonderful daughters. My oldest daughter is a …

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Top 3 Reasons to Begin Planning for Long-Term Care Now

The average adult’s life expectancy is higher now than ever, thanks to innovations in healthcare and technology. Because more people are living in to their 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond, the need for long-term care in assisted living or skilled …

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