Happy Labor Day 2021
Our law firm will be closed on September 6, in observance of Labor Day 2021. This U.S. federal holiday recognizes the social and economic achievements of American workers. The first U.S. observation of the holiday occurred in 1894. The holiday always falls on the first Monday in September. Federal government statistics show that more than …
Happy 4th of July – from Rebecca Mason Law
To all the clients and friends of Rebecca Mason Law, we wish you a happy 4th of July. Today we celebrate America’s birthday and remember the sacrifices that have been made for this amazing country. We are lucky to be able to call ourselves American. We want to take this opportunity to thank all those…
Memorial Day began as Decoration Day
Some of our readers have never heard of Decoration Day. What we now call Memorial Day was originally Decoration Day. In the mid-late 1800s families visited local cemeteries or traveled out of town to military cemeteries. They visited to decorate the graves of loved ones who died during military service and remember. The Library of Congress reports that…
Mason Law Christmas Message For us All – 2020
In Aunt Chelsea’s Stable – Our Christmas Story Last year, back when things were the old normal and we had Christmas pageants and were able to gather in person, our kids were proud to sing with the children’s choir. Driving home from church, one asked: “Who is Aunt Chelsea?” I racked my brain. We don’t have any family…
Estate Plan: What to do with a problematic in-law?
I see the impact of problematic in-laws on a weekly basis. To be clear, I struck gold with my own in-laws. They are extremely supportive and loving. I don’t think I’m going out on a limb to say the feelings are mutual. One of the hardest things about social distancing to prevent the spread of…
Pumpkin Spice Estate Plan
New clients in the month of November receive a gift certificate to enjoy Wilson’s Coffee and Tea with your completed estate plan. Bundled Estate Plan Gift Certificate: Married Couples – $100Single Individual – $50 Unbundled Estate Plans – $20 *Contracts must have initial consultation in November and executed prior to 2021 Get Your Pumpkin Spice…
When you love someone with dementia
When you love someone with dementia, you lose the same person twice. As defined by the Mayo Clinic, Dementia is a group of symptoms that affect memory, thinking, and social abilities. Several different diseases cause dementia Alzheimer’s is one of the most common and well-known forms of dementia. At Rebecca Mason Law, we counsel many…
Planning To Ensure Your Independence this 4th of July
Jul 4, 2020 | Estate Planning, Rebecca Mason Law Blog For the first time in 15yrs, we are not celebrating our independence by walking in the Racine 4th of July parade. We are all sad about this and it underscores the uncertainty of 2020. As we consider Independence Day 2020, a lesson we can learn from this…
Happy Father’s Day, dad
my father posted on Facebook that he tripped and fell while on a walk and ended up having to go to the ER. Although we were Facebook friends, we had not talked in years.
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