Estate Planning: How to Integrate Special Family Circumstances.

Death:OK (Let’s Talk About It) is a day of inspiration, information, and connection taking place October 17, 2015 on the campus of Reed College in Portland, Oregon. As part of an ongoing series profiling our presenters, we’re pleased to introduce you to…

Melanie Marmion, presenting “Estate Planning: How to Integrate Special Family Circumstances.”

In a small session tailored to the interests of participants, Melanie will discuss how to address special circumstances in an estate plan. Participants will be asked to indicate the topics they’d like to explore after registering for this session. Options include:

  1. How to express personal wishes in plan to ensure quality of life as end of life nears (e.g. pay to keep me at home, pay companions; arrange for spiritual advisors);
  2. How to provide for family members with substance abuse problems or spendthrift issues;
  3. How to incorporate values in plan;
  4. Planning for people with disabilities including preservation of government benefits;
  5. Considerations for unmarried partners;
  6. Considerations if LGBT;
  7. How to care for minor children and young adults;
  8. How to care for elderly parents;
  9. How to ensure the best people will be in charge of various decisions;
  10. Blended families;
  11. Legacy planning;
  12. What happens with an estate after death.

Melanie Marmion will be available to present on selected topics.

For Melanie’s bio and contact information, see

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1 Response to Estate Planning: How to Integrate Special Family Circumstances.

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