Category: Power of Attorney

Blended family

Estate Planning Tips for Blended Families

Today’s modern family often looks a little different than it once did. While the nuclear family once meant two parents and their children, things are more blended these days. As people get married, divorced, and remarried, they often wonder about their estate planning duties and how to update their plans as their lives change. Any time a parent passes away or becomes incapacitated, there is pot...

Read More
person in a hospital bed

Modifying Estate Plans After a Serious Illness

When faced with a serious illness, there are many things that feel out of your control. The sense of fear and helplessness can seem overwhelming. Believe it or not, there are steps you can take to regain a sense of control. By creating a lasting legacy for yourself, you can ensure the easiest possible future for your loved ones, and the security of remaining in control of many aspects of your o...

Read More

Estate Planning For 80-Somethings

Estate planning needs to change over your lifetime (believe it or not, it is not a “one and done” thing). When you are in your twenties and working your first job, you might worry only about which beneficiaries to list on your first retirement account. By your thirties and forties, you are focused on accumulating assets and protecting your family. By the time you reach your eighties (or older),...

Read More
estate planning attorney

Your Simple – Yet Comprehensive – Guide to Estate Planning

Each year, millions of Americans dismiss estate planning efforts because they believe it is too complicated. While crafting estate plans can be confusing at first, the process can be simplified when you are working with the right team. Understanding the essentials of estate planning can help you and your family plan for a bright future without allowing anything to “fall through the cracks” when...

Read More
couple getting a divorce

What to Know About Estate Planning After a Divorce

When going through a divorce, there are many things you must end up updating or changing because of your decree. While the most common things like bank accounts, retirement beneficiaries, life insurance beneficiaries, and other assets are changed immediately, estate planning often gets overlooked. You don’t want to end up in a predicament when you need somebody to help make decisions on your be...

Read More