Estate Planning & Elder Law Posts

Pandemic-proof your estate plan

5 estate plan changes to make in the wake of COVID-19 Read More »

COVID-19 brings push for estate planning

It’s always a good time to plan for the “just in case” scenarios. Read More »

Prime Times (and Reasons) to Recheck Your Will and Estate Plans

You finally realized the importance of writing your will a few years ago and got it done. Whew. That's over with. Or is it?   Read More »

Avoid common estate planning mistakes

At first glance, estate planning can seem like an unpleasant task, but it's important if you want to decide how your assets will be distributed. Read More »

Planned Giving: Should we leave our favorite charity a percentage or specific dollar amount

Attorney Katelyn Doyle recommends using a percentage rather than a dollar amount in your will. Read More »

What we can learn from Picasso about estate planning

While one might be tempted to think of estate planning as merely having your will in place, it's really about much more. It's like a puzzle, where you need to be certain all the pieces fit together.  Read More »

Charitable giving: tips for gifts that last

As another season of giving rolls around, many again will be deciding whether to give, to whom and how much. Read More »

Estate planning eases headaches and heartaches for survivors

While you may not have a fortune to bequeath, most people have at least some assets to leave behind. Read More »

Prenuptial agreements can be smart estate planning tools

The rising number of second and subsequent marriages combined with the rising age of first-time brides and grooms means more people are bringing more assets and children into marriages than ever before. Read More »

Thinking of challenging a will? Consider the risk of disinheritance.

It is possible to challenge a will after someone has passed away, but it's a risky undertaking. Read More »