How Do I Know If My Will is Legally Binding?

Wills are made to ensure that your property is distributed according to your wishes after you have passed or become incapacitated by any means. In your will, you will also appoint a manager to take care of the distribution of your property. This ensures safety until its final distribution. When being written, make sure there […]

How to Approach Your Powers of Attorney

Estate Planning

Powers of attorney signify to the agent who will be taking care of somebody’s estate plan when they are no longer fit to do so or have passed away. This agent will be someone the whole family can trust. The agent has to have the best interests of the family in mind. There can be […]

Steps to Take When Starting Your Estate Planning

Living Will

Estate planning is one of the most important things to undertake when making your financial plans. After a life spent working and earning various materialistic and intellectual assets, you come to understand that one day you won’t be here and will have to leave things behind for future generations. A lot of people review their […]

How to Approach Guardianship With Friends and Family

Special Needs Trusts

Estate planning is the process by which a person arranges how their assets will be distributed after they have been incapacitated or died. If you have young ones in your family and you’ve set out on the estate planning journey, you need to ensure that besides deciding on the people that will be receiving your […]

Who Should Be Involved in Your Estate Planning Process

An estate planning process can prove to be a scary and uncomfortable experience for most people. There is the matter of knowing which legal documents are needed, understanding how to fill out said documents, hiring the right estate attorney, and last but not least, deciding who will be your successor.  It Can Get Overwhelming Surely, […]

Simple Estate Planning Essentials

Writing Will

There are many avenues and aspects to estate planning. It may not be as simple as you think. It isn’t just putting names in one column and sections of your assets in another column. It requires quite a bit of legal work if you want to ensure that your loved ones receive their inheritance without […]

Naming Alternate Beneficiaries in Your Estate Plan

Estate Planning

A lot of the time, when people get down to the nitty-gritty of setting up an estate plan, they still manage to overlook some very important factors.  For instance, they assume that one beneficiary is sufficient for certain parts of their estate. Estate planning can be a very difficult experience for people without any legal […]

Estate Planning Should Include Pets

We always include all our materialistic and even intellectual possessions when planning who shall get the various parts of our estates. When people finally decide to do estate planning, regardless of how many times they postpone it because it’s an uncomfortable thing to do, they focus all their strengths on who will get their beloved […]

How to Set Up a Trust For Your Children

Special Needs Trusts

Like wills, a trust is a vital estate planning tool that sets a more straightforward pathway for future generations in your family. However, a trust can essentially be your pass to stay out of probate court, unlike a will. A trust also ensures assets are fairly distributed according to the terms you’ve outlined, given your […]

What Happens if I Don’t Plan My Estate?

Estate planning is the process that ensures your financial and personal matters are secure should you pass away or no longer have the mental capacity to do things. It’s vital you set up and ratify a will to ensure the fair distribution of assets to your beneficiaries when you’ve died. You also should set up […]