The Importance of Advance Directives

Aging is inescapable, and while many have tried to delay or avoid the inevitable, none have succeeded. It’s important, therefore, to plan accordingly for old age. While this may include a myriad of things, estate planning (specifically incapacity planning), is vital in making sure that Read More …

Estate Planning When Your First Child Turns 18

The sad truth that many of us have to accept is that our children are growing up not only in front of our eyes, but in the eyes of the state as well. Once eighteen, a child is considered a legal adult and is seen Read More …

Specifying a Method of Death in Estate Planning Documents

Going Out on Your Own Terms: Specifying a Method of Death in Estate Planning Documents Traditionally, the goal of estate planning has been seen as facilitating the transfer of assets from a deceased person to intended heirs upon death. While a written will focuses on Read More …

Avoid the Drama: Plan Ahead

Many times, the conversation about what to do when a loved one passes on is avoided. It becomes too uncomfortable to speak about, thus leaving the topic untouched. This becomes a problem later on in life, as was the case with the Royals. The Royals’ Read More …