Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning

Estate Planning – What Failing to Plan Really Costs

I recently began practicing Estate Planning Law, and within the first week, I realized I had no idea just how crucial it is to properly plan out your estate.

Yes, you can Google a Will off the internet and use that to create yourself a Will, but it likely will not save your loved ones […]

By |September 28th, 2017|Probate & Trust Administration, Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning|Comments Off on Estate Planning – What Failing to Plan Really Costs

How Long Should I Keep That?

Whether you are preparing your taxes or getting a jump on spring cleaning, if you are like me, before you through out those important papers, you may ask yourself, “how long do I need to keep that? ”

Here are a few tips on how long you should keep them:

Forever
7 Years
3 Years (after satisfied)
Other

Burial […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Personal, Probate & Trust Administration, Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning|Comments Off on How Long Should I Keep That?

Organizing Your Estate Planning Documents

You took the big step and had your estate planning documents drawn up. Now, where do you keep them and who to give them to?

Many people feel overwhelmed when they sign their estate planning documents, but it is truly a gift to your loved ones knowing that your affairs are in order and your […]

By |February 8th, 2016|Personal, Probate & Trust Administration, Real Estate & Property Law, Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning|Comments Off on Organizing Your Estate Planning Documents

Probate – A Smooth Transition

Benjamin Franklin, in a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy, in 1789, said “…but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.

Unfortunately, we are all going to face death at some point.  How we prepared for it can make it a lot less traumatic for our family.  While most of […]

Who will care for your pet when you are gone?

Many people take exceptional care of their pets, but fail to account for the needs of their pets in the event of their incapacity or death. The incapacity or death of an owner can be very traumatic to pets, who do not have the ability to communicate their needs.

With estate planning, Blade & Blade, […]

By |September 8th, 2014|Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning|Comments Off on Who will care for your pet when you are gone?