When you begin the estate planning process, it is important to consider any special circumstances in your life that may need to be factored into your estate planning. One of the most common special circumstances arises when you have child with special needs. If you have a child with special needs, you may need to […]
When preparing a plan for your estate, it is important to get a holistic understanding of both your assets and your debts. Assets come in many kinds, but, upon a person’s death, assets are classified legally as either probate or non-probate. The differences between these two kinds of assets are paramount when creating an estate […]
Now That You Have Decided to Create Your Estate Plan, You Want to Be Sure You Cover All Your Bases and Leave Nothing Out. An experienced Estate Planning attorney will help you go over various scenarios and be certain you have everything covered in all the right documents. While not a comprehensive list, here are […]
Only two things in life are certain: death and taxes. Estate Planning will address both.
Your estate is everything you own – your car, home, bank accounts, life insurance, personal possessions, etc. Some estates are large, some are small, but just about everybody has one. What do all estates have in common? You can’t take it with you when you die. In honor of pride month, we are focusing on […]
‘Later’ is too late when it comes to preparing a will or living trust. We cannot stress enough how important it is to have the appropriate Estate Planning documents for your individual needs.
Before your divorce, you may have insurance policies, a Will or Power of Attorney that benefit the other spouse, or that names the other spouse as an executor. Before filing for divorce, you may want to make changes. Sometimes changes are prohibited after a divorce is filed, so check with your attorney. You may not […]
Please, we beg of you: Don’t go the do-it-yourself route.
Estate Planning in a nutshell: planning in advance and naming who will receive your things after you are gone.