Author Archives: Smilie G. Rogers

About Smilie G. Rogers

Smilie is an elder law, estate planning, probate, and tax attorney at Brennan & Rogers, PLLC, with offices in York and Kennebunk, Maine. See www.brennanrogers.com. Licensed to practice law in Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire and licensed, but inactive, in Virginia. Smilie is also the founder of New England Estate Planning, see www.newenglandestateplanning.com, a fledgling website with the stated purpose of sharing legal knowledge and know-how, including automated forms, with and among estate planning lawyers.

Breathe New Life into Old Advance Health Care Directive Forms

Breathe New Life into Old Advance Health Care Directive Forms   Advance Health Care Directives – Statutory Authority (in Maine) Title 18-A, Article 5 (Protection of Persons Under Disability and Their Property) Part 8: Uniform Health-Care Decisions Act (“Act”), which took … Continue reading

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Going Solo and Running a Small Estate Planning Practice – Part VI

This week’s topic is “Going Solo and Running a Small Estate Planning Practice – Part VI”. In Part I of this series I discussed some introductory thoughts about going solo, practicing with precision and practicing efficiently.  In Part II of … Continue reading

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Going Solo and Running a Small Estate Planning Practice – Part V

Going Solo Part V This week’s topic is “Going Solo and Running a Small Estate Planning Practice – Part V”. In Part I of this series I discussed some introductory thoughts about going solo, practicing with precision and practicing efficiently.  … Continue reading

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Going Solo and Running a Small Estate Planning Practice – Part IV

Going Solo Part IV This week’s topic is “Going Solo and Running a Small Estate Planning Practice – Part IV”.  These materials are based, in part, on materials I prepared for a 2012 seminar hosted by the Maine State Bar Association … Continue reading

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Going Solo and Running a Small Estate Planning Practice – Part III

Going Solo and Running a Small Estate Planning Practice – Part III This week’s topic is “Going Solo and Running a Small Estate Planning Practice – Part III”.  These materials are based, in part, on materials I prepared for a 2012 … Continue reading

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Going Solo and Running a Small Estate Planning Practice – Part II

This week’s topic is “Going Solo and Running a Small Estate Planning Practice – Part II”.  These materials are based, in part, on materials I prepared for a 2012 seminar hosted by the Maine State Bar Association entitled “Essentials For … Continue reading

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Going Solo and Running a Small Estate Planning Practice – Part I

Going Solo and Running a Small Estate Planning Practice – Part I This week’s topic is “Going Solo and Running a Small Estate Planning Practice – Part I”.  These materials are based, in part, on materials I prepared for a … Continue reading

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This blog will focus on estate planning, elder law, probate and tax matters from a practice perspective.  It is intended for a professional audience but anyone is welcome to read it.

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