An inheritance in a blended family can cause hurt feelings and inequitable distributions, as well as result in lengthy, costly litigation. While you cannot legislate from the grave, you can carefully plan your estate so as to minimize any conflict between biological and stepchildren. Making sure your assets will pass
The first new year's resolution you need to keep is to visit your friendly elder-law attorney, who can guide you through the estate planning process. Sadly, the pandemic is not over yet. It's important to prepare your papers in advance in case you become ill and cannot speak for yourself.
It's hard to consider more than just your grief after losing a spouse or long-term partner. There are, however, several important and timely decisions you need to make regarding your finances and personal estate planning. As marriages, divorces, and children and grandchildren are born, changing circumstances impact estate planning. Making
The loss of a spouse can be extremely challenging emotionally, financially, and spiritually. In many cases, one spouse handles family tax and estate plans, and a widow(er) may be looking at a financially complex situation with more questions than answers. Upon the passing of a spouse, it is a mistake
It is important to assemble the right professional team for the creation of your estate plan in order to receive the best advice and legal documentation to protect your legacy. Besides an estate planning attorney, who often specializes in elder law, you will likely need the services of a certified
Traditional estate planning has a whole new look. Most elements are mostly obsolete when it comes to digital assets. Crypto-assets may comprise a significant individual wealth in the forms of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and non-currency blockchain tokens. If you own any of these asset classes, addressing complex challenges to secure,