Reasons to Hire a Will and Trust Attorney

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One of the most common misconceptions about estate planning is that it’s really all about the will. Many individuals believe that, so long as they create a will and keep it current, their estate planning needs are all taken care of. While wills are certainly important, even foundational to estate planning, we’d argue that they’re … Read more

How Does Financial Power of Attorney Work?

Financial power of attorney

The estate planning process is all about preparing for the future and shielding yourself and your family from uncertainty. One example of this is accident and injury. What if something happens one day that leaves you medically incapacitated, unable to make key legal or financial decisions for yourself? Through estate planning, you can prepare for … Read more

How to Keep Your Estate Planning Documents Safe

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Throughout the natural course of the estate planning process, you’ll accumulate a number of key documents. These might include your will; a list of assets; records provided to you by your estate planning attorney; a compendium of online account logins and passwords; life insurance policies; details related to your trusts; and beyond. A practical concern … Read more

What is a Financial Power of Attorney?

What is a Financial Power of Attorney

When it comes to key estate planning documents, you can probably name some of the basics. There’s the will, of course—foundational to any estate planning effort. And there’s also the trust, which can help preserve assets and protect you against probate. Another document for estate planners to be aware of is the financial power of … Read more

Attorney for Wills and Trusts

Attorney for Wills and Trusts

Different people have different estate planning needs, and there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution. With that said, estate planning generally begins with the creation of a will and a trust. This is foundational, and it’s something that should happen before any other estate planning actions are taken. While it is possible to draft these key … Read more