Planning for Incapacity

In doing estate planning, it is essential to plan not only for death — but for life. Lifetime planning involves preparing for the care and management of assets in the …

Estate Planning for Blended Families

Getting married and blending families is tough. Doing proper estate planning for a “yours, mine and ours” family presents many special challenges. This article sets forth problems and provides solutions …

Estate Planning

Is a Living Trust Right for You?

The use of a revocable trust (sometimes referred to as a “living trust” or “family trust”) to plan one’s estate has become very popular.  Despite the popularity of the revocable …

Doing Estate Planning for Children

Few tasks we attempt during our lives have a greater impact on our family than creating an estate plan. Proper planning can ensure the future of our children, whereas little …

Do-It-Yourself Legal Forms

Having been an estate planning attorney for over 20 years, I have had many people ask, “Can I do my own estate planning documents?” I don’t hesitate with my answer. …