Financial Powers of Attorney

The wealth, property, and investments we accrue over a lifetime are often significant. While you have carefully managed your finances through the years, there may eventually come a time when you cannot handle these decisions. To plan for the likelihood that you are...

My Trust is Signed, No Probate for My Family, Right? 

Planning ahead has obvious benefits. Whether you’re planning a vacation or researching for a job interview, it’s always smart to outline your priorities and anticipate potential challenges that may arise. Planning your estate has similar benefits. With plans clearly...

Why Seniors Should Engage in Estate Planning

When it comes to establishing wills and estate plans, older Americans outpace their younger counterparts. Still, a significant number — 19 percent of those over age 72 and 40 percent of those between 53 and 71, according to survey data, lack any type of estate plan....

Four Common Myths about Estate Planning

1) Myth: My spouse can make all of my health care and financial decisions because he/she is my spouse. Reality: This is not always the case. To make sure your spouse can indeed make important medical decisions on your behalf, you should sign a durable power of...