Free Estate Information Guide
Keep track of your estate assets for future generations. Get this instant downloadable PDF you can print and bind to use as a tool for your family’s legacy.
FREE ESTATE INFORMATION GUIDE
Keep track of your estate assets for future generations. Get this instant downloadable PDF you can print and bind to use as a tool for your family’s legacy. .
There is nothing more disruptive to a family as the loss of a parent - the only exception is the loss of both. In that case, a brother or sister of legal age may need to step in and assume guardianship of younger siblings. The decision to assume the parenting role is...read more
The estate of someone who’s passed away is adjudicated in probate court. The will and other documents are entered into the record. The executor goes through the process of identifying the creditor with a claim against the estate. Before any assets distributed to the...read more
How much of your life is virtual? Do you know anyone who doesn’t have a computer, a tablet or a smartphone? Every email, every payment, every movie, every picture, every file in the cloud is a digital asset. What happens if you pass away and no one can retrieve them?...read more
There’s a lot to consider when you’re planning your estate. Asset distribution. Health care proxies. Power of attorney. Though you make the decisions, it’s your family who will carry them out. It’s important to meet with them and make sure they understand your wishes....read more
A Will could be challenged after Probate. But a better question might be “What can I expect to gain?” When there are multiple Wills, either of which might be offered as the final Will of a deceased person, it is typically viewed as a race to the Courthouse. The reason...read more
So, from time to time I have some people who come into my office where someone is infirmed or recently passed and a...read more
So, someone has died. What do we do next? Well, we don’t start giving away their stuff and that is what people intuitively start...read more
So, what does a guardianship really entail? Well the first step is always the filing of a petition. A petition gets filed in court to initiate the lawsuit against the person you’re alleging to be incompetent. And usually it’s a daughter and son or another...read more
Most people dealing with loved ones suffering from dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, will reach a point when they know their loved one is no longer able to make safe decisions for themselves. This is the point when appointing a guardian becomes imperative for the...read more
Parental guardianship is a legal process where the court determines an individual is not capable of making decisions and needs protection. The elderly parent may have issues deciding on appropriate food and shelter, making decisions about medical treatments, or has a...read more
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