According to court documents, legendary singer Aretha Franklin did not have a will when she died, opening up her estate to public scrutiny and potential problems. Failing to create an estate plan can cause lots of headaches for heirs, in… Read more
My wife and I drafted our wills with an attorney when our two children were young. We would now like to make some minor tweaks to the will. The attorney who drafted it kept a copy, and we have… Read more
The main purpose of a will is to direct where your assets will go after you die, but it can also be used to instruct your heirs how to pay your debts. While generally heirs cannot inherit debt, debt can … Read more
Estate planning is all about the details. Here are some scenarios – wills, gifting, Medicaid, powers of attorney, etc. – that have come up recently in helping our clients work through their estate planning decisions.
Jointly Held Property vs. Will… Read more