What Your Will Can and Cannot Do, Part 1: The Capabilities

An up-to-date will is a key part of any effective estate plan. It accomplishes several important goals, foremost of which is allowing you to specify how your estate will be distributed after you pass away and naming a guardian for any minor children who survive you. A will also prevents the time and expense of litigating your estate, protecting the inheritances of your loved ones and preventing a dispute from Read More

Understanding the Dangers of the DIY Estate

Your estate plan always has an impact on your family’s future. When the time comes to write your will, an estate planning lawyer can help you avoid a wide range of financial hazards. If you decide to go it alone, you leave your family vulnerable to a number of serious financial, legal, and emotional difficulties. Take a look at these common dangers of the DIY estate, as well as the various consequences associated Read More

“I’ll Do It When I Get Older”

Typically, most people do not think about estate planning until they get older and are about to retire.  However, you need to think about estate planning much earlier, especially if you experience a major change in your life such as getting married, having a child, or getting a divorce Many people say they don’t have to do any estate planning because they don’t have any money. I can tell you that Read More