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Estate Planning · May 03, 2024
What Happens To Your Social Media Account When You Die?
Ever wondered what happens to your social media profiles after you pass away? It’s something many of us don’t think about, but each platform has its own set of rules. Our latest article demystifies how major social networks handle your digital presence posthumously, from turning profiles into memorial spaces to complete deletion. We also discuss how working with an estate planning attorney can help you arrange your digital assets exactly as you wish, making things easier for your loved ones.
Estate Planning · April 19, 2024
Why Estate Planning Is the Best Use of Your Tax Refund
Receiving a tax refund feels like a windfall, and it’s tempting to splurge. However, investing it in estate planning could be the wisest decision you make. Estate planning is not just for the wealthy; it’s a crucial step for anyone to ensure their finances and belongings are managed according to their wishes if they're gone or incapacitated. It’s about safeguarding your loved ones from the complexities of legal processes and ensuring they’re cared for in your absence.
Estate Planning · April 12, 2024
Navigating the World of Cryptocurrency: A Guide for Parents and Teens
As digital currencies reshape our financial landscape, it's vital for parents to guide their teens in navigating the volatile world of cryptocurrency. This guide helps you understand the essentials of crypto, from blockchain technology to crypto wallets, and stresses the importance of parental oversight through custodial accounts. Learn the risks of crypto investments and best practices for safe trading to ensure your teen makes informed decisions.
Estate Planning · April 05, 2024
PARENTS, STEP-PARENTS AND CHILDREN, OH MY! BLENDED FAMILIES + DEATH = A POTENTIAL NIGHTMARE
Blended families face unique estate planning challenges, often leaving children from previous marriages vulnerable. The law may not reflect the complexities of modern family structures, risking unintended asset distribution. Protect your family's future through informed, customized legal planning. Engage in open discussions and work with a lawyer who understands your family's dynamics. Ensure your legacy is preserved as intended by taking proactive steps today. Safeguard your loved ones' inherit
Estate Planning · April 01, 2024
Till Death or Divorce: Why You Need to Plan Now for Your Relationship’s End
Navigating the end of a relationship, whether through breakup, divorce, or death, is a reality we often shy away from. Yet, it's essential to plan for these eventualities to protect ourselves, our partners, and our assets. The intersection of love and law is complex, involving critical areas such as property ownership, healthcare decisions, guardianship for children, and business interests. Without proper planning, you risk leaving your loved ones vulnerable to legal and financial difficulties.
Estate Planning · February 12, 2021
Will Your Estate Plan Actually Work When Your Family Needs It?
Having an estate plan is one of the best things you can do for your family to ensure your wishes are carried out in the future. However, estate planning is not a one-and-done type of deal. Because if it’s not updated regularly when your wealth, family status, or laws change. Then your plan will be meaningless - it can create its own set of problems that can leave your family worse off than if you’d never created a plan at all.
Estate Planning · January 26, 2021
How Do Trusts Help You Save on Taxes?
Setting up a trust is a great way of securing your assets, reduce tax obligations, and define the management of your estate according to your wishes, even if you're wealthy or not. It's the best decision to set up a trust while you still can since it has different types, and each has various tax consequences. Choose what's best for your family so that when the time comes that you're incapacitated, their future will be safe. Learn more to help you weigh decisions and make the right choice.
Estate Planning · January 15, 2021
The Need For a Go-Bag Is Even More Important During a Pandemic
A comprehensive and detailed estate plan would be meaningless if it cannot be accessed quickly during emergencies. That is why, it is convenient to have a go-bag to place in your estate documents and other essentials. This is especially true with the current pandemic filling hospitals to the brim. Unexpected events can occur anytime—you or a loved one could get hospitalized alone. Without immediate access to the plan, important medical decisions might be delayed to your family's detriment.
Estate Planning · October 16, 2020
4 Reasons Why You Can't Afford to Go Without An Estate Plan
Most people don't spend much thinking about planning their estate. Some may rationalize that it's complicated or it takes too much time and effort. But having an estate plan is the best investment that can pay major dividends to your family, especially in the event of your death or incapacitation. It may not be easy as you think, but the benefit you gain from keeping it in place is peace of mind knowing your loved ones will be provided and cared for no matter what happens to you.