The Plain English Attorney Podcast

The Plain English Attorney Podcast

Hosted by: Jeffrey G Marsocci

Jeffrey G. Marsocci, also known as The Plain English Attorney (TM). It is my mission to provide solid information on legal planning and related topics in an easy to understand, plain english way.

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Health Care Power of Attorney vs Living Will vs DNR

The best topics for videos come from my clients’ questions, and we have been getting this one quite a bit lately: what’s the difference between a Health Care Power of Attorney, a Living Will, and a Do Not Resuscitate...
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The Disjointed Will Plan

People often wrongly assume that when they create a Last Will and Testament, that the Will controls where all of their assets go, when all of their assets are distributed, and who is in charge of handling all of their...
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Trust Maintenance

PODCAST--Using a revocable living trust in your estate plan to avoid probate can be one of the most effective ways to handle your own estate planning. Unfortunately, many people ignore the ongoing tasks and annual...
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Medicaid Whoopsies

When it comes to Medicaid Planning, there are tons of loopholes that can help a family preserve a lot of assets and have a loved one still qualify for nursing home Medicaid. On the other hand, this also means there...
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Schedule A is Missing!

You know a plan is broken into a thousand-piece puzzle when the pages of the trust were taken out of the binder, put back out of order, and some pages are missing. But what happens when the “all-important” (sarcasm...
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Should I Make My Parents Trustees?

One of the most important decisions you can make in estate planning is choosing the right trustees. A frequent question that comes up when speaking with my clients who have younger children is whether or not to name...
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FREE "Estate Planning Basics" Audiobook

Free audiobook for a limited time. The quality is not great, and the audiobook is being redone as part of an online revocable living trust planning system with better quality audio. In the meantime, enjoy this free...
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Health Care Power of Attorney vs Living Will vs DNR

The best topics for videos come from my clients’ questions, and we have been getting this one quite a bit lately: what’s the difference between a Health Care Power of Attorney, a Living Will, and a Do Not Resuscitate...
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Unnecessary Trust Provisions… And One BIG Reason to Keep Them Anyway

“But this doesn’t apply to us!” It’s common enough to see lots of language in trusts and other legal documents that are ‘boilerplate’ that should stay in anyway. In this video, I review some of the most commonly...
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I'm Moving States... Is My Trust Still Good? The Documents You MUST Redo

I’m Moving States… Is My Trust Still Good? The Documents You MUST Redo I get this question all the time when clients move to my state, or when my clients are moving to other states. “Is my trust still good?” The...
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Who Should Be Your Trustee? And One Thing You Should NEVER Do!

One of the most important estate planning items on your checklist is choosing the right trustees to handle things if you become incapacitated or pass on. But how do you go about choosing them? Should you pick an...
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Car “Accident” Leads to $TD Case and $5.2 Million Bill to Car Insurance Company

The media loves a sensationalized story, especially once that gets people angry enough to share and comment on social media. When a woman won $5.2 million from car insurance company GEICO because she contracted an STD...
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