The thought of leaving your loved ones unprotected can be unsettling. Neglecting estate planning might expose your partner and family to unforeseen legal hurdles and financial uncertainty. In our latest article, we delve into the profound significance of incorporating your partner into your Will and broader estate plans. It's more than a gesture of love—it's a robust shield ensuring their security and preserving the life you've envisioned together. Life & Legacy Planning is not just about legal
Opening up about money and end-of-life plans with parents isn't just necessary; it's a profound step towards securing family legacies and ensuring peace of mind. This insight guides you through pivotal discussions on assets and long-term care, focusing on clarity, compassion, and the preservation of family bonds. It highlights the critical role of these conversations in maintaining financial security and honoring loved ones' wishes, reinforcing trust and understanding across generations for a we
Understanding how to set up your life insurance policy correctly is key to protecting your family's future. Our latest blog guides you through the common pitfalls in beneficiary designations, especially regarding minors and adult beneficiaries. We delve into why using a Trust as a beneficiary safeguards your intentions and provides lasting financial security for your loved ones, ensuring that your assets are managed and distributed according to your wishes, even after you're gone.
One of the most frequent inquiries we receive is regarding the function of trusts in reducing tax obligations. We're here to inform you of the tax implications connected with various forms of trusts, given the demand for knowledge about the importance of trusts on taxes. If you want to understand how taxes, trusts, and estate planning interact, this article is for you. More information is available by clicking the link.
Estate planning is a continuous activity, not a one-time event. You probably already know how vital it is to make an estate plan, but you might not realize how crucial it is to keep that plan up to date. If you want your plan to succeed and keep your family out of court and out of conflict, you need to update it immediately in response to frequent life occurrences. No matter who you are, your life will change: families change, assets change, laws change, and ambitions change. This article will o
It is never easy to think of your passing, even harder considering that even death has a price. The average funeral cost is between $7,000 and $12,000, rising yearly. Yes! You made a bequest in your will to pay for funeral expenses. However, the money is not readily accessible because of the probate court procedure. Imagine your loved ones experiencing both grief and financial hardships. The best course of action is through us, your Personal Family Lawyer®. Allow me to demonstrate the five most.
Democrats in the House of Representatives released a new $3.5 trillion proposed spending plan that includes a wide array of changes to federal tax law (increase in personal and capital gains tax rates, etc.). Yet, the proposed law is still under consideration and far from being finalized. If your business or personal finances stand to be impacted by any of these changes, you must act quickly to ensure that whatever actions need to be taken can be planned and executed before the end of the year.