My Loved One Has Died: As an Heir or Beneficiary, Do I Need an Attorney?

You just found out that your favorite aunt, Aunt Melba, has died. In the midst of your grief and sadness, you receive a notice from the attorney handling Aunt Melba's affairs stating that you are a beneficiary. Your best friend advises you to get an attorney. What should you do? Will Aunt Melba's attorney help [...]

By |2021-01-08T21:38:51+00:00January 8th, 2021|Estate Planning|Comments Off on My Loved One Has Died: As an Heir or Beneficiary, Do I Need an Attorney?

Estate Planning After Personal Injury Settlements

In the hectic and sometimes dangerous world that we live in, it is an unfortunate fact of life that accidents happen and people get hurt. The U.S. legal system is designed so that those who suffer injury through the avoidable fault of others can seek compensation for those injuries. Sometimes injuries are so severe that [...]

By |2020-09-04T17:58:24+00:00September 4th, 2020|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Estate Planning for Rental Property Owners

In all parts of the country, services such as Airbnb have grown in popularity over the past few years. Indeed, these alternatives to hotel stays are popular among homeowners and vacationers alike. If you have a home or other rental property that is generating income, you should understand the following asset protection and estate planning [...]

By |2019-06-28T20:48:22+00:00June 28th, 2019|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Probate

The much maligned, and rightly so, probate process occurs after death. It’s the court supervised process of authenticating the will, gathering assets, paying bills, filing taxes, and distributing assets to beneficiaries. Any assets owned in your individual name or made payable to your estate will go through probate. If you own assets in the name [...]

By |2018-04-06T19:36:36+00:00April 6th, 2018|Estate Planning|0 Comments
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