Estate Planning Case Study #1: A Simple Estate Plan
The following is a common example of a simple estate plan for an elderly parent, which I see often: Daughter contacts Legacy Law Center about a will for Mom, who [...]
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What do you have?
When someone passes away, it’s not uncommon for family members to have a lot of difficulty figuring out exactly what their family member owned when they died. Often, this process [...]
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The Pitfalls of Drafting Your Own Documents
I recently had a person contact my firm with questions about drafting her own estate plan. She wanted to draft a will and described what she wanted the will to [...]
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Durable Powers of Attorney
As an attorney, I’m used to people asking me questions with complicated answers. Life isn’t always neat and tidy, and the law isn’t always (ever?) cut and dried. But this [...]
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Estate Planning Attorneys v. General Practice Attorneys
So you’ve decided you need an estate plan and the only lawyer you know is the one that handled an employment issue you had several years ago. Surely this guy [...]
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Naming A Guardian For Minor Children
Anyone who has a minor child should create a document in which they name a Guardian for the child in case something happens to the parent(s). For most people, this [...]
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Making Account Lists Is A Good Way To Help Your Family
One of the final pieces of advice I offer my estate planning clients after their documents have been signed and finalized is for them to create a list of all [...]
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Excellent article about estate planning pitfalls and good questions to ask…
http://www.semissourian.com/story/1946550.html
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