Write Your Will with Confidence . . . And a Lawyer

Having a Will in place is a fundamental act of kindness toward friends, family and loved ones. Such legal documents provide a detailed account of your wishes and help avoid speculation and disagreement. Despite the loving nature of thoughtfully crafted Wills, organizations such as AARP indicate that as many as 60 percent of Americans polled […]

There is No Wrong Age to Create a Will

Working with an experienced attorney to create a will rarely seems urgent. Few start the day thinking their time is short and then call an experienced attorney to help get your affairs in order.

Whether you are young and single, a parent or entering your twilight years, the time to make a will is now. There […]

How Do I Make Changes to My Will?

If you are like most, you hope that your family will honor your wishes after you pass. That includes following any instructions to leave behind regarding your estate. In an ever-changing world, some circumstances may arise where you need to make room in your life for a new grandchild or treasured non-profit organization. You may […]

Start Income Taxation Planning Now

Many people and business owners make the mistake of starting to plan for taxes in November or December each year. By then, you will need to scramble to take advantage of some types of tax benefits, or they may not be available to you any longer at all. Starting the planning process now can help […]

Things to Consider When Creating a Living Will

If you are injured in an accident or you suffer from a potentially terminal illness, you may be thinking about how you would be able to transmit your wishes about your health care should you become incapacitated. You can put your desires in a legally binding document called a living will. This document, shared with […]

3 Steps for Flawless Estate Planning

Everyone’s personal and financial estate plan is different. That is what makes the entire process so challenging, demanding, and even stressful. Thankfully, this sometimes-unpleasant task can be a lot easier if you have the help of an experienced and knowledgeable attorney.

These three steps can help you get the process started, and your estate planning lawyer […]

Understanding Medical Directives

Medical directives or advance directives are documents that plan for your health care in the event that you are are mentally or physically incapacitated and cannot do it yourself. You must be suffering from a terminal condition for them to take effect. Because you have the right to determine end-of-life directives for yourself, you may […]

When to Start an Estate Plan

It’s never too early to start gathering an estate plan. Even young adults that do not have many assets should begin working with an estate lawyer to begin the process of drafting an estate plan, especially if they have children. Many people think that death is so far off that they don’t plan. However, anything […]

Will Vs. Trust, Which Do I Need?

When creating your estate documents, you need to determine which documents best fit your situation. Wills, trusts, living wills and powers of attorney could save you money and will help your heirs save money if you become incapacitated or when you die.
Will vs. Trust
Both documents are used to give your assets to those of your […]

How To Manage Your Company In A Will

When it comes time to put wealth and property into a legally binding will, some things are easier than others. You generally leave cash, physical assets and life insurance to help meet the financial needs of a spouse and children. But a business with many moving parts can be more complicated. Not every heir has […]