Retirement can be a confusing time in a person’s life.
Besides new exercise regimes and attempts at savings accounts, from a legal perspective, the new year is the perfect impetus for tackling life’s perennial to-do list.
Your will may provide how the estate should be distributed, if one of the legatees dies before you. If not, you can change your will to reflect how you want the estate divided, after the loss of your child.
As people live longer, the retirement population grows and health care costs climb, long-term care is a critical component of family financial planning.
Dying without a will basically means that you give up having control over who gets your property after your death and who will be the guardian of your minor children.
Valentine's Day is all about showing the ones you love how much you care about them. In many ways, the same goes for estate planning. The purpose of this process…
While most estate planning focuses on physical property, like your home, and liquid assets, such as investment accounts, retirement plans can actually make up a large portion of one’s estate. Due to the specific tax rules governing these assets at death, you must plan carefully to ensure these funds are integrated properly into your estate distribution plans and tax savings strategies.
Will your debt continue to haunt you from beyond the grave? Find out what exactly happens to debt when you die, while you still owe.
You have reviewed multiple drafts of your Will, Trust, Living Will and Financial Power of Attorney, attended multiple meetings with your attorney, discussed the final distribution of your assets, selected your Executor and Trustee and finally executed your estate planning documents. So, you must be done, right?
Planning for the future of a farm, ranch or business can be a lot more complicated than just making a will, especially if there is more than one heir.