You may question the value of an estate planning attorney. After all, you can just download a generic template last will off the Internet. It’s simply a matter of filling in the blanks. In reality, estate planning is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. Let’s look at some of the circumstances that families typically face. Access to […]
We would like to look at life estates briefly and point out some of the pros and cons. On the positive side a life estate can be used to satisfy certain estate planning objectives. Let’s say that you are divorced and you have children. You own a home, and you want your children to inherit […]
In the modern world, many people have stepchildren that they want to include in their estate plans. This was not always the case, of course. Over time, families have evolved. unfortunately, the law has not always evolved fast enough to keep pace with the modern family. People who want to make their stepchildren a part […]
When your second (or third) spouse and children from previous relationships all know that youve done estate planning and that theyre protected, relationships can be fostered.
Your Children May Be Unintentionally Disinherited