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August 2016
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Celebrate the ADA
Creating a Revocable Living Trust? Consider the Common Pot
Help Give the Gift of Reading
Celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act 

July 26, 2016 marks the 26th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Celebrations of the signing of the ADA by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990 are taking place across the nation.

To celebrate this 26th milestone, the ADA National Network and its ten regional ADA Centers across the United States offer an ADA Anniversary Tool Kit for use by the public and the media through the ADA Anniversary website! 

Creating a Revocable Living Trust? Consider the Common Pot

When you create a revocable living trust, there are countless factors that have to be considered with regard to how and when your assets should be distributed to your beneficiaries. This is especially true if you have young beneficiaries (such as minor children or grandchildren) or older beneficiaries who you do not want to inherit a share outright immediately upon your passing. In cases like these, you must weigh whether to hold all of the beneficiaries' inheritances in one "common pot", or whether to split them into separate shares immediately upon your passing. Click here to continue reading.  
Help Give the Gift of Reading

More than 2,000 volunteer participants are helping more than 30,000 disadvantaged students improve their reading through the program 
AARP Foundation Experience Corps. The program serves kindergartners through third graders at 226 schools in 22 cities around the country and has shown to give children an academic boost and help them socially while having a positive effect on volunteers as well. To find out more about volunteering go to AARP here.  
At Elder Law Solutions we concentrate our practice in estate, long-term care and special needs planning. We are located on the North Shore and have a strong commitment to client service.  If you have questions about these or other legal matters, do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail by clicking here or by calling us at (978) 465- 5407.

Elder Law Solutions
Margot G. Birke, Esq.                                        www.elderlaw-solutions.com
One Harris Street                                              info@elderlaw-solutions.com
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 465- 5407