Should You Have a Will or a Living Trust?

When sorting out their legal affairs, people often have to decide whether to use a will or a trust as the primary legal instrument to pass their estate onto their loved ones. If you have not created a will or a trust yet, we would like to provide some tips to get you started on… Read More

The Importance of Estate Planning, No Matter Your Age

It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking you don’t need an estate plan when you’re young or even middle-aged. You have a lot on your mind: finding your passion, making a career change, perhaps growing your family, investing in your education, and planning for the future. Estate planning may even be the last… Read More

4 Myths to Avoid as You Consider the Current State of Your Estate Plan

Estate Planning law is a very nuanced field. For most people, diving in and gaining a firm grasp on the nuances is simply too academic, or even too boring. That’s why it’s so easy to come across commonly believed myths surrounding estate planning. As you consider beginning your estate planning, be sure to avoid these… Read More

4 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Estate Planning Lawyer

There are many estate planning lawyers out there, but that doesn’t mean they are all the right choice for you and your family. How can you ensure the lawyer you choose is up for the challenge of handling these sensitive matters with expertise and attention to detail? Tip #1: Choose a Lawyer with a Concentration… Read More

5 Common Mistakes When You DIY Your Estate Planning

You’ve heard of people DIY-ing their home renovations and décor, but what about DIY-ing your estate planning? Internet tools have made it possible for individuals to draft estate planning documents without the advice of an experienced estate planning attorney. However, some common mistakes can happen when they choose to do so. Signature and Selection of… Read More

What Is a Living Trust?

As you prepare your will and other aspects of your estate planning, it’s also a good idea to consider a living trust. The two most common components of estate planning are your will, which will detail what you want to happen to your assets after you are gone, and your advance health care directive, which… Read More