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Knauf Law is merging with Pankau Law on January 1, 2020

We are excited to announce that on January 1, we will welcome the addition of attorney John Pankau and the Pankau Law staff to Knauf Law.
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Basics of Wills and Trusts – Knauf Law

Attorney Lisa Knauf presents valuable information about the basics of estate planning and the essential documents everyone should have - a Will and Powers of Attorney for health and finance.
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In the News – Why Writing Your Own Will Is A Bad Idea

Clear legal documentation in your will is key to preparing your estate plan for the future. Learn the importance of working with a lawyer to plan what happens to your belongings, protect your heirs, and avoid an expensive “bargain.”
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In the News – 8 Reasons You May Need to Update Your Will

With life’s ever-changing situations and circumstances, it is important to update your will periodically to make sure it reflects your current situation and wishes for your estate. In this article, Patrick O’Brien notes eight life changes that may require an update to your will.
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In the News – Having ‘The Talk’ With Your Parents About Their Finances

In this article by Richard Eisenberg, he explains having important discussions with your parents to look out for their best interest might seem overwhelming, but it’s worth it. Give your parents control of their will instead of the state having the control of their will.
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In the News – Put Together Checklist for Funeral Plan

Making several important decisions before you pass will keep your loved ones from having to make difficult decisions. No detail is too small when you think of how you want all your arrangements handled after you pass.
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In the News – The Case Against Early Retirement

Is retirement all that it is cracked up to be or will it crack you? The Wall Street Journal’s article by Richard W. Johnson makes you think twice about retiring. Johnson weighs the pros and cons of retiring at age 62.
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In the News – The Three Basics of Reverse Mortgage

In this article learn the basic benefits that a reverse mortgage loan can have for you, your family, and the heirs of your estate.
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