Funeral Planning & Legal Issues

When you die, who will decide what happens to your body?  Who will decide your burial location and the funeral arrangements? If a daughter from an earlier marriage wants her …

What is Probate?

It is common to hear the statement, “I want to avoid probate” or “I don’t want my family to go through the horrors of probate.”  When you ask these same …

Your Estate is More than Assets

Even if your children are grown with families of their own, you can probably remember scenes of sibling rivalry when they were younger. In some families, the competition continues into …

Preparing for the Storms of Life

Many people think an estate plan only involves drafting a document before you die that will distribute your assets upon your death, according to your wishes. Although an effective estate …

We are Best of Southern Utah

We are grateful to be Best of Southern Utah 2019! Best of Southern Utah is a local organization that acts as a voice for the community, inviting members to nominate their favorite …

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. …