Posts tagged Caitlyn Evans
The Importance of Medicaid Planning

Season 3, Episode 23 – We all look to the future – for our family plans, holidays, and get togethers. But we also have to look further down the road, to our elderly years. Planning for future medical needs is vital – especially where Medicaid may be involved. For some, Medicaid planning is essential. For others, it’s about shifting assets to ensure they will qualify for Medicaid, should it be needed. The big questions are; why might this be necessary? When is it important? And what is the best way to ensure your entire retirement savings isn’t wiped out, should you or a family member become ill? In this podcast episode, JDSA attorney Caitlyn Evans talks about your options and The Importance of Medicaid Planning.

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Key Issues to Consider When Starting a Business

Season 3, Episode 21 – You’re going out on your own! From now on, you work for you! Congratulation! Being a business owner is the dream of many individuals. So…are you a Sole Proprietor? An LLC? A C-Class corporation? Or have you decided being an S-Class corporation is best? Already confused? Overwhelmed? Do you really know what’s best for you - and the future of your new business? You’re not alone. Starting a new business involves highly important decisions to ensure you are protected, compliant, and starting off on the right foot. In this podcast episode, JDSA attorney Caitlyn Evans makes sense of the challenges business owners may face, and explains the various options in Key Issues to Consider When Starting a Business.

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Recreational Real Estate – Tips for Passing Down the Family Cabin

Season 3, Episode 17 – It’s where so many family memories are shaped…and your generous commitment to maintaining a legacy might become a tax burden. The family cabin is a source of memories for everyone, but leaving it to your kids could tarnish some of the future good times. So, what do you need know in advance? Should you sell it to your children? Gift it? Who gets what share? Who pays for maintenance in the future? And should you just turn it into an LLC? The simplicity of life at the family cabin can become incredibly complex when you’re gone. JDSA attorney Caitlyn Evans talks about your options in this episode of JDSA’s Law Talk about Recreational Real Estate – Tips for Passing Down the Family Cabin.

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Common Questions About Water Rights

Season 2, Episode 9 – Can you own water? What if it is on your land? Does that make it private water? Fact is, water is a public resource. No one owns water, itself. However, the legal right to use water is abundant, and sensibly referred to as a water right. It’s something we hear about all the time, but what does it mean to “have” water rights? And, how should this affect your decision to purchase a piece of land? In this episode, Caitlyn Evans discusses Common Questions About Water Rights.

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Encumbrances and the Issues They May Cause

Season 2, Episode 6 – Ever had a shared driveway with your neighbor? How about a situation where the utility company wanted unrestricted access to your property? And most likely, you’ve had a mortgage. Whether you knew it or not, these are all types of encumbrances. It can be an easement, a lien, or even a first right of refusal on a future sale. Some are voluntary such as your mortgage, and some are involuntary such as a utility easement. All are perfectly legal. And some may deter you from purchasing a property. Do you have all the information you need to make an informed decision? In this episode, Caitlyn Evans discusses Encumbrances and the Issues They May Cause.

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Property Boundaries And The Importance of Surveying

Season 2, Episode 3 – Everything inside your fence is your property…right? Are you sure? Or what about the garage you neighbor is starting to build? Is it entirely on his land, or just slightly on your land? Are you certain your survey is correct? Did you even get a survey before you bought your property? And what if you have a dispute with your neighbor? Property boundaries can be clear cut, or highly complex. Either way, you should not leave things to chance. After all, you’ve invested a lot to own that property! In this podcast episode, Caitlyn Evans discusses Property Boundaries And The Importance of Surveying.

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