What Happens: No Will, No Trust

Even if you have never signed a will or trust, you have an estate plan.  Some of you may be asking, “How?” The answer is the state has a “default …

Neighbor Dispute? Tread Carefully.

Throughout my law practice, I’ve dealt with some very bitter and contentious neighbor disputes—some that have even lasted years to resolve. When dealing with these difficult situations, there are a few things to keep in mind. …

What is Third Thursday?

Our firm has been publishing articles regularly for years in an effort to educate and give back to a community that has given so much to us and our families. …

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 …