Sep
14
2021
Recent advances in digital technology have made many aspects of our lives exponentially easier and more convenient. But at the same time, digital technology has also created some serious complications when it comes to estate planning. In fact, if you haven’t properly addressed your digital assets in your estate plan, there’s a good chance that […]
Sep
07
2021
Recent advances in digital technology have made many aspects of our lives exponentially easier and more convenient. But at the same time, digital technology has also created some serious complications when it comes to estate planning. In fact, if you haven’t properly addressed your digital assets in your estate plan, there’s a good chance that […]
Aug
31
2021
Since the age of 16, when she burst onto the charts with her debut single, “. . . Hit Me Baby One More Time,” Britney Spears has been one of the world’s most famous and beloved pop stars. Yet despite her massive fame and fortune, Britney, who is now 39, has never truly had full […]
Aug
24
2021
Since the age of 16, when she burst onto the charts with her debut single, “. . . Hit Me Baby One More Time,” Britney Spears has been one of the world’s most famous and beloved pop stars. Yet despite her massive fame and fortune, Britney, who is now 39, has never truly had full […]
Aug
17
2021
Estate planning is an obvious concern for all parents, but if you have a child with special needs, it’s crucial that you are aware of the unique considerations that go into planning for a child who may be dependent on you at some level for their lifetime. If your child has special needs, you must […]
Aug
10
2021
QUESTION ______________________________________________________________________________ Q: Should I leave money for my child with special needs in my will? – Prudent Parent ANSWER ______________________________________________________________________________ A: Dear Prudent: No, and let me explain why—when planning for a loved one with special needs, you must be extremely careful and always work with an experienced lawyer like us, because if handled […]
Aug
03
2021
This summer, young people across the country reached a key milestone: high school graduation. If you have a child who recently claimed their diploma, now is the time to prepare them for life after leaving the nest. Graduating high school is a significant accomplishment. However, it comes with serious responsibilities that your child probably isn’t […]
Jul
27
2021
A last will and testament is the most commonly thought-of document when it comes to an estate plan. But really it is only a very small part of an integrated plan that ensures your family stays out of court and out of conflict if and when something happens to you. Do not think you can […]
Jul
20
2021
QUESTION Q: Can I leave my 401(k) to my minor children when I die? -Pondering Parent ANSWER ______________________________________________________________________________ A: Dear Pondering: Though you are technically allowed to name a minor child as beneficiary of your 401(k), IRA, or other employment-sponsored retirement account, it’s never a good idea. Minor children cannot inherit the account until they […]
Jul
13
2021
As we head into the peak of wedding season, if you are a newlywed or are about to tie the knot, add “estate planning” to your do list. And yes, we imagine that at this happiest time of your life, planning for your potential incapacity and eventual death is probably the farthest thing from your […]