Why A Health Care Proxy Is Critical Right Now Amid Spike In COVID-19 Related Elderly Deaths

While much of the global conversation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic has revolved around how to slow its spread, it’s important to be prepared for the possibility of serious illness that can ultimately result in incapacitation or even death. That being said, this pandemic provides an Read More …

Do I Need An Elder Law Attorney

While “elder law” may not be the first thing to come to mind when hearing the word “attorney,” the need for attorneys in this field of law is undeniable. As most people approach retirement, they begin to spend more time thinking about how they’ll be Read More …

COVID-19: Emergency Estate Planning/Elder Care

In the midst of one of the deadliest pandemics in modern American history, it is no surprise that many people are scrambling to complete their estate planning in case the unthinkable happens. With most attorneys’ offices closed due to government mandates, however, the traditional form Read More …

Coronavirus: 5 Documents You Should Have In Your Estate Plan

International pandemics are serious business. Seeing in the news that so many people here and abroad are passing away from severe cases of the Coronavirus, it’s no wonder why people are springing to estate attorneys to either update their wills or even do their estate Read More …

How To Find The Perfect Estate Planning Attorney

Anytime you’re dealing with your own assets, whether you’re tax planning or considering making an investment, you want to make sure you have a qualified professional by your side to guide you in making the best possible decision tailored to your unique circumstances. The same Read More …

5 Questions an Estate Attorney Will Ask You During the Initial Consultation

To maximize the value of your first estate planning consultation, it can help to become familiar with some of the things your attorney may ask you as well as some of the terms they will use that you likely are not familiar with. Do You Read More …

5 Asset Protection Tips Only an Estate Attorney Will Tell You

Whether you’re straight out of college or a seasoned employee with years in the workforce, if you own any assets, you’ll want to make sure they’re protected before protection becomes a necessity. Below are five asset protection steps that you’ll only hear from an estate Read More …

Why and How Would Someone Disclaim an Inheritance?

While the process of getting the right documents together can seem intimidating to some, the premise of estate planning is actually rather simple: one individual passes their wealth and all assets that they’ve accumulated down to the next of kin. After the grantor (creator of Read More …

How Can I Protect My Assets Without Losing Access to Them?

Putting your assets into a trust is a fundamental part of estate planning for people looking to protect their assets for emergencies or to pass on to the next generation. However, a drawback of certain types of trusts is that while your assets will be Read More …

End-of-Life Care: Living Will vs Do-Not-Resuscitate Order

Living Will vs Do-Not-Resuscitate Order It’s no secret that life is unpredictable. As unpleasant as it may sound, one day you can be enjoying your retirement days with your grandchildren, and the next you find yourself struck with an illness with the possibility of even Read More …