Category: Estate Planning

Why do I want to Avoid the Probate Process?

One of the main reasons people create estate plans is to avoid the probate process. But, what does this really mean and how does it benefit your family? Probate is the legal process used by courts to administer the estate of a deceased individual. During the probate process, all claims made against the estate are [..]

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Have you Appointed a Guardian for your Minor Children?

No parent wants to think about somebody else raising their children. However, it is one of the most important decisions you can make for your minor children. Although nobody can take your place, appointing a guardian to care for your children if you and your spouse should both die, ensures that your kids are raised [..]

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Why do I need a Power of Attorney?

One important aspect of having a comprehensive estate plan is creating a power of attorney (POA). The POA document authorizes another party to act on your behalf in personal and/or business matters. If you have not appointed a POA, contact us immediately for assistance. There are several reasons why you need a POA. Nobody knows [..]

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Top Reasons you Need an Estate Plan

There are many reasons people postpone taking action to create an estate plan. However, there are many extremely important reasons you should set aside the excuses and schedule an appointment with our knowledgeable estate planning attorney: Avoid probate. You have probably heard that the probate process can be expensive and time-consuming. There are a wide [..]

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What to Learn from Prince’s Estate Planning Mistake

The shocking death of Prince has opened the eyes of his fans to how truly great he was as an artist. Unfortunately, his death also teaches an important lesson regarding estate planning, which is the chaos that results when you fail to leave a will or other estate planning documents. By not creating an estate [..]

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