Now is the time many families look forward to the storied day when they send their children off to college. It is a time to celebrate, as the child and the family have all worked hard toward this goal. Often, in this hopeful and hectic time, lost among the campus tours, class schedules, text books, […]
The College Send Off Done Right
Don’t Step in That… Common Estate Planning Mistakes, Part 2
We pick up where we left off yesterday, regarding many common estate planning mistakes that can be avoided by consulting a qualified attorney (before it’s too late, of course). 6. Failing to plan for incapacity. I don’t know how accurate it is but I’ve heard it mentioned that the average American between the ages of […]
What’s the big deal? Why you need a will.
The purpose of a last will and testament. Black’s Law Dictionary defines a ‘will’ as follows: n, 2. A document by which a person directs his or her estate to be distributed upon death <there was no mention of his estranged brother in the will>. A will is, then, a tool that allows you to […]