NEWS & LEGAL ARTICLES

Estate Planning

Changing Your Will or Trust

Although no one wants to create problems between beneficiaries of the estate, even small handwritten changes can create great problems.

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Estate Planning

What is Probate?

Probate is one of the least understood of court processes. However, it is a procedure that can affect the family and heirs of every mature adult following his or her death.

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Estate Planning

Preparing for the Storms of Life

Many people think an estate plan only involves drafting a document before you die. An equally important part of an estate plan should include what happens to you and your assets while you are living.

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Estate Planning

President Biden: Expected Tax Changes

Within the next year, it is anticipated that President Biden and his administration will introduce legislation to change various tax laws that will have a significant impact on estate planning.

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Estate Planning

Discussing Estate Planning with Loved Ones

I always advise my clients to let their family members know that they have done estate planning and where the documents are located. At a minimum … family members must know that planning has been done.

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Community

Elder Abuse and Prevention

Caring for older people can be a difficult and stress-provoking task. More than two-thirds of elder abuse perpetrators are family members of the victims, typically serving in a caregiving role.

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Estate Planning

Better Estate Planning

An effective estate plan has many benefits and involves recognizing four challenges: death, outliving resources, emergencies, and mental or physical disability.

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Estate Planning

Drafting Your Own Will or Trust

When people ask me if they can do their own estate planning, my simple answer is “yes.” There are many wills that were prepared by the decedent.

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