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3 Decidedly Dumb Ways to Leave an Inheritance for Your Children

Posted on: May 1st, 2017
The following ill-advised estate planning strategies can cause confusion, or even cost your children some or all of their inheritance....

Wills vs. Trusts: A Quick & Simple Reference Guide

Posted on: May 15th, 2016
Confused about the differences between wills and trusts? If so, you’re not alone. While it’s always wise to contact experts like us, it’s also important to understand the basics. Here’s a quick and simple reference guide....

Wills, Trusts & Dying Intestate: How They Differ

Posted on: March 1st, 2016
Most people understand that having some sort of an estate plan is, as Martha Stewart would say, a “good thing.” Many of us don’t take the steps to get an estate plan in place because we don’t understand the nuances of estate planning....

4 Tips for Avoiding a Will or Trust Contest

Posted on: October 1st, 2014
A will or trust contest can derail your final wishes, rapidly deplete your estate, and tear your loved ones apart. But with proper planning, you can help your family avoid a potentially disastrous will or trust contest....

How to Minimize Legal Fees After Death

Posted on: September 1st, 2014
Today, it is impossible to put together even a simple estate plan without the assistance of an experienced estate planning attorney. Why? Because estate planning laws vary greatly from state to state and these laws are extremely convoluted and constantly changing....

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Will: 3 Critical Mistakes

Posted on: August 15th, 2014
Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died from a drug overdose in February 2014. Sadly, he left behind three young children - and a fortune estimated to be worth $35 million. He was only 46....

Should I Write My Own Will?

Posted on: August 1st, 2014
I'm sure you have heard this less than eloquent phrase before - 'Garbage in, garbage out.' The phrase is typically used in computer programming and scientific research. Unfortunately, it also applies to the law, legal documents, and writing your own Will....
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