General Planning Guidelines

February 25th, 2022 (No Comments)

The only thing constant is change. As we age, we change, both physically and mentally. Our needs change, our desires change, and even our interests. It follows that our priorities in life change as well. Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging, during a person’s life, for the management and disposal of a […]

What is Probate?

February 16th, 2022 (No Comments)

One of the statements I most often hear when meeting with clients is “ I want to avoid probate”. My response is “why?” There may be reasons why you want to avoid probate but often, people often have an impression that probate is an impossible process and will cause their heirs to have to pay […]

Do I Need a Power of Attorney if I am Married?

February 8th, 2022 (No Comments)

As an estate planning and elder law attorney, I frequently stress the importance of having a healthcare power of attorney and financial power of attorney (known as a “general durable power of attorney”) in place. As a response, I often get question as to whether a power of attorney is needed if an individual has […]

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