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Isn’t There Already A Law That Leaves Everything To My Spouse And Kids?

Many people think that if they die while they are married, everything they own automatically goes to their spouse or children. They’re actually thinking of state rules that apply if someone dies without leaving a will. In legal jargon, this is referred to as “intestate.” In that case, the specifics will vary depending on each [...]

By | 2017-08-04T18:13:52+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How do I ensure that there isn’t a will contest?

We’ll need to change the question to “How can I best ensure there isn’t a will contest?” because we live in a litigious society and anyone can sue anyone for anything. But, don’t be discouraged. There’s a lot you can do to reduce the likelihood of a will contest. For example, don’t put your estate [...]

By | 2017-07-28T20:19:20+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Get the Most Out of Your Work with Your Lawyer   When you hire an attorney for estate planning, help with a loved one’s estate, or any other legal matter you want to make sure that the work gets done as quickly as possible and at the best possible value.  Here are some tips to [...]

By | 2017-07-21T17:30:23+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Estate Planning for Unmarried Partners: Planning for After Death

Estate planning is creating a set of instructions that specify how property is handled after death, and how property and health care decisions are handled during a period of incapacity. Proper estate planning is important for everyone. But for unmarried partners–opposite sex or same sex–it is critical. This article will address some issues for unmarried [...]

By | 2017-06-02T11:18:00+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Estate Planning|Comments Off on Estate Planning for Unmarried Partners: Planning for After Death

Talk to Your Family over the Holidays about your Estate Plan

Many of us labor a lifetime to build up our assets and fight for causes that matter to us. Few things are more fulfilling than the thought of sharing wealth and legacy with our family. Of course, it’s impossible to plan for every eventuality, but careful planning can mitigate against the two primary risks. a)    Your [...]

By | 2017-05-26T11:16:42+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Estate Planning|Comments Off on Talk to Your Family over the Holidays about your Estate Plan

The Only Constant in Life is Change

When Circumstances Change, So Should Your Estate Plan Your estate plan was written to reflect your situation at a specific point in time –  and – as we all know – our lives continually change, unfolding in ways we might not have anticipated. Just like you meet with your doctor, financial advisor, or CPA on [...]

By | 2017-03-31T13:42:30+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Estate Planning|Comments Off on The Only Constant in Life is Change