Attorney in Indianapolis While we would all like to think that we, and everyone around us, have the best interests and intent at heart, sometimes life necessitates and demands that you hire an attorney. Whether you are going through legal troubles yourself, or you have a friend or family in need of legal counseling, knowing…

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Divorce Attorney in Indianapolis When it comes to marriage, we would all like to have that perfect little house with the white picket fence out front that is the dream for many people. Buf for some, that simple dream ends in sadness and separation and ultimately divorce. While this can certainly be a very difficult…

Family, Trusts, Wills, and More Near Indianapolis Thinking about the end of our time here on earth with our loved ones can be a very difficult thing to think of, let alone plan for. But, ultimately, the work that we do now can make the grieving and recovery process of our loved ones easier to…

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Personal Injury Attorney in Indianapolis If you, or someone you know, has been injured near Indianapolis, and are in need of legal representation, Let the team at Cogswell and Associates get you back on track to right again. Whether you are dealing with a vehicle accident, workplace injury, attack, defective product, an injury to your…

Estate Planning with YOUR Retirment Account for your children

Everyone I meet with about Estate Planning in our Fishers office wants to know about how they can give more money to their children without it passing through probate (without it going to Court, paying more attorney fees and court costs, and dragging it on for months).  For many, we suggest a Testamentary Trust funded…

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Marcia Honz, a Reverse Mortgage Specialist here in Indianapolis, is one of our referral partners that can sometimes benefit our estate planning clients. When discussing your estate planning needs with us, we will be discussing your assets and how to fund your estate not just in death, but to make sure that your needs are…

Intestacy-attorney

Prior to the passing of certain statutes, early U.S. case law saw insurance company arguments as it pertained to murderers who were seeking monetary gain from the insurance of those whom they killed. These insurer suits were not born directly of a sense of morality, per say, but instead rested on stirring public outrage over…

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In the first few months of the year, as divorces are pending and couples are fighting whether they must file a joint tax return, I have had to advise numerous clients as to their options and what choices might be the most financially advantageous to the parties. I have also seen lots of really poor…

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Ready to start the new year off right? What are your New Year’s Resolutions? While no one looks at estate planning as something fun and exciting, it is a necessity where waiting to get it done may literally result in disaster that you cannot fix later. Some of us thought our favorite celebrities wouldn’t die…

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