You work hard for your estate and it is important to develop a plan so that your property is passed on to the people that you care about. Estate planning is crucial to assuring your assets go where you want them to. Without a proper plan, your assets can be handed...read more
If you have property, financial assets, or children, it is important to make sure that you create a legal plan for your estate. Two processes you can take to make sure your intentions come to fruition are creating wills and trusts. Wills and trusts are legal...read more
Get Answers From An Experienced Probate Attorney Probate is a complicated process that not many are aware of. In fact, many people who find themselves in the middle of a complex probate case know nothing about it. It can be hard to find information on the subject....read more
A common question about probate is “how long does the probate process take?” What most estate planning lawyers will tell you is that there is no simple answer. The process is different for every estate.While every case is different, participants in a probate case...read more
When it comes to preparing for the end of your life, things can get a bit convoluted. There’s a misconception that if you have a will, it must be honored. Unfortunately this isn’t the case. If the will is proven not valid, or the will is contested, your last wishes...read more
Losing a loved one is difficult and comes with its own set of hurdles. The last thing you want to deal with is a lengthy and complicated probate process. It’s important to have an experienced attorney on your side to help you understand the process. What Is Probate?...read more
More than half of Americans don’t have a will, guaranteeing that an already difficult time for their family (that is to say, the person’s death) will be that much harder and time consuming to deal with. Having a will makes it easier on your loved ones because it...read more
Like all trusts, a land trust is an agreement by which the managing beneficiary directs the trustee in how to handle the benefits of that trust (in this case, real estate). While the managing beneficiary remains the liable party in land trusts, the deed which conveys...read more
How to Decide Which Power of Attorney Is Right for You A power of attorney is a legal agreement that permits someone else to act legally on your behalf in certain ways. This can be extremely beneficial, whether you’re preparing to travel internationally, have concerns...read more
Will vs. a Trust: What’s Best for You?
Estate planning is full of choices. We’ll help you decide whether a will or trust is right for you.
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