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Plan for your future. 

April 29, 2019

It’s hard to think about what might happen to our young children if we die but it’s a crucial way we provide for and protect our children.

When both parents of a child are deceased, the court will appoint a guardian for the minor child.  The question is then, “Who will...

April 16, 2019

Well, what is “much money?”  The concept’s meaning varies from person to person.  “Much money” can mean $1,000,000, $100,000, or $30,000.  It’s an idea that depends entirely on how the individual perceives herself and her security.

But the question is, regardl...

April 8, 2019

“Do I need a will if I am single?”  The lawyer answer is: that depends. 

Previously we discussed whether someone “needs” a will.  The same analysis applies to a *single* person. 

What do you own?  How is it titled? 

Do you mind state law determining who e...

March 12, 2019

The lawyer answer is, that depends.* 

Here’s basically how it works:  when someone dies, state law determines how his property is passed to his heirs - unless he has a will.

My first questions to you will be:  

     What do you own?
     Do you have property and...

October 9, 2018

This is my dog Oliver.  He is a gorgeous and funny dachshund.  We adore him (and his two dog sisters.)  However, he prefers strangers to his own dinner-giving owners, he will knock a toddler over to get to a crumb and he will look you in the eye as he pees on the rug....

October 8, 2018

In 2008, Congress passed H. Res. 1499 which designated the third week in October as a week for assisting the public in understanding the importance and benefits of estate planning.

“Estate Planning” sounds very formal.  I have friends and clients who assumed they didn’t...

September 14, 2018

92% of people say that talking with their loved ones about end-of-life care is important.

32% of people have done so.

82% of people say it’s important to put their wishes in writing.

23% have actually done it.*

One conversation can make all the difference.

Have you discusse...

August 21, 2018

In 1988 President Reagan declared August 21 as National Senior Citizens Day to honor our older citizens with “…our thanks and a heartfelt salute.”  He recognized that vibrant accessible communities are crucial for happy healthy lives of independence and dignity and enc...

August 15, 2018

Congratulations on raising a great kid!  At some point your child is probably going to be old enough to establish himself as an adult and leave the nest behind.  While he may stay on your health insurance, you will not be in charge of his health anymore.  At age 18 you...

August 3, 2018

Recent statistics show that we are living longer, better lives but the stark reality is that none of us will live forever and we cannot predict what ailments we may encounter.  Most people I know prefer to stay in their homes as they age but few have considered what th...

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