Secure Act

The SECURE Act has passed! We believe some clients will be impacted in one of these three ways. 1. The Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Age was increased from 70 ½ to 72.This is a positive change and will benefit you if you have a large amount of tax-deferred...

Estate planning seminar in Shelby, NC

Living Trust Seminar in Shelby, NC A well-drafted living trust that has been properly funded can be a core component of many estate plans. However, many people just don’t understand the difference between a will and a trust, or the reasons why you might need to use...

What to say when someone does something nice

What do you say when someone does something nice for you? Well, I’m a parent of two, a 4 year old daughter, and a one-year-old.  So, as you can imagine, my wife and I are teaching manners, especially to our daughter.  I believe one of the most important things I can...

Why you should care about trump & Clinton’s health care records!

Well, today Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will debate each other for the first time, and I thought it would be appropriate to consider this one issue: Why don’t we know much about either of their health care records?  The answer is simple, and it impacts each and...

Life Insurance (sometimes) doesn’t play well with medicaid

So you’ve got life insurance – you’re covered right?  Then out of left field, you need long-term care.  What happens next? I recorded a quick video for you on how Medicaid’s Long-Term Care Benefits will look at your life insurance...

How to protect your home, the right way.

What’s the best way to protect my home from creditors? That is probably the question that I am most frequently asked. Most of the time, clients are concerned about protecting their home from long-term care expenses, like nursing home or assisted living expenses....

Labor day! Leaving a legacy for family

What is a legacy? I spend a lot of time with husbands, wives, couples, parents, grandparents who are thinking deeply about the legacy they want to leave.  And this is one of the reasons I love estate planning.  I believe that planning for your will or trust is a great...

Words of thanks from our clients

We love hearing from our clients about their experiences with the Sentry Law! “From the first encounter with Jeffrey Cooper at an informational gathering in Hendersonville, and his staff, there has been a consistent experience of comprehensive and clear information,...

Sentry Law, to host free wills and living trusts seminars

Sentry Law, will host free Wills and Living Trusts seminars July 14 – 16, 2015 in the Asheville area. The seminars will feature information about the seven costly mistakes families make in their estate plans. The seminars will be held at the following locations:...

Sentry Law, to host free wills and living trusts seminar

Sentry Law, will host free Wills and Living Trusts seminars June 23 – 25, 2015. The seminars will feature information about the seven costly mistakes families make in their estate plans. The seminars will be held at the following locations: Tuesday, June 23, from 2 –...