Case Study: The Perils of Probate

However, we can imagine there are many of you who still cannot picture something happening in your own circumstance. In this series, we will showcase a few Probate and Guardianship scenarios we have handled that were the direct result of poor planning by our clients’...
Leaving your home to your child via a Revocable Trust

Leaving your home to your child via a Revocable Trust

Picture the following: you and your spouse have decided that you would like to leave your home to your son. You decided the best way to do so was to add your son to the deed, so he would be on the title when you pass away. You have the home retitled. “Please...
The Pro’s and Con’s of a Revocable Trust

The Pro’s and Con’s of a Revocable Trust

Over the past several months, we have used this space to provide insight about the Estate Planning process, and the benefits of a Revocable Living Trust. Now, we would like to discuss Revocable Trusts in more detail, and how they can help you protect your assets and...
Estate Planning for Those Under 40

Estate Planning for Those Under 40

We all live as if we have decades ahead of us, dealing with the present — we can’t know the future. And that’s why now is a great time to get a jump on estate planning. Do your family and loved ones know what accounts you have, where your financial...
How to Choose a Guardian for Your Child

How to Choose a Guardian for Your Child

Appointing a guardian for your children might seem morbid. If you’re a healthy person who doesn’t work a dangerous job, it may also strike you as unnecessary, since your decision usually only matters if you die or become disabled before your child’s...