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The Fine Print – Younger sibling worries about being shut out of will

January 24th, 2019 at 9:00 am by
Dear Attorney, My late mother's original will divided assets more or less evenly between my brother and me. Prior to her passing, she ...

You May Be Entitled To Unclaimed Property!

November 15th, 2018 at 8:00 am by
Abandoned and unclaimed property is subject to the laws of “escheat” which is pronounced “es-cheet.” According to a family tale, several generations ago, my Drake ance...

The Fine Print – Addressing Concerns with Estate and Gift Tax

October 17th, 2018 at 2:54 pm by
One big concern that clients have when preparing their wills is the possibility of state and federal gift and death taxes.  People see ads by attorneys, financial planners an...

Who will inherit IRA when I die

The Fine Print – Who Will Inherit My IRA?

July 13th, 2018 at 3:18 pm by
“Dear Attorney, When I die, who inherits my IRA? Do I have to have a beneficiary? What happens if my beneficiary dies before I do? W...

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The Fine Print – Need Help with Decisions? Power of Attorney Explained

May 17th, 2018 at 2:23 pm by
"Dear Attorney, I am getting older and have begun to experience more health problems.  My son wants me to give him access to my accou...

Estate Plan - yes or no?

The Fine Print – Estate Plan? Yes or No? Couple Disagrees

April 17th, 2018 at 7:51 pm by
“Dear Attorney, My husband and I can’t agree if we need a Will. He says we ‘don’t have enough to worry about.’ I want to ens...

Create Peace of Mind in the New Year

January 17th, 2018 at 9:43 pm by
January is a popular time to make new resolutions for the upcoming year. The beginning of the year is also a great time to protect your family by reviewing your estate plan wi...