Which Assets Make the Most Sense to Give to Charity?

If you’ve decided that a portion of your estate should go to charity, this is a worthwhile endeavor that allows you to give back philanthropically. However, it is important to consider that what you choose to give to charity has tax implications. Doing good for someone else does not always necessarily mean doing well for… Read More »

Major Steps Accomplished by Establishing a Pet Trust

Thinking about what will happen to your assets after you pass away is an important conversation and one that should be conducted with the help of an estate planning attorney. However, planning for the future goes beyond thinking about what you’ll leave behind for your beneficiaries and what you will do to minimize your taxes…. Read More »

What Is an Estate Plan?

If you have yet to set up to a meeting with an estate planning lawyer, an estate plan might just be a buzzword on your to-do list. But what does it actually mean? How can it work with your elder plan to ensure you’re protected when you’re older? Read on to learn more. An estate… Read More »

How Can an Elder Law Attorney Help You?

Most people might not even realize the multitude of benefits offered by an elder law attorney. Deciding to work with one as a loved one grows older or even as you contemplate your own future can help you guard against risks and gain peace of mind about the road ahead for you and your loved… Read More »

Four Steps to Remember When Putting Together a Will

A will helps to ensure that upon your death your assets will be transferred according to the wishes that you have. In the event that you pass away without a will, your assets will pass down according to the state’s individual laws on intestacy. When putting together a will there are four key things you… Read More »

Wills

Selecting The Right Trustee

In the event that you establish a trust, you will need to also name a trustee. It can be difficult to think about this process because you want someone who will have a relatively good relationship with your beneficiaries, who you also feel confident in passing the responsibilities on to.   Likewise, you need to… Read More »