Estate Planning & Estate Administration

Estate Administration: The Will after Death

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Wills are the most common way for people to state their preferences about how their property should be handled after their death. A will is similar to an instruction booklet for the probate court, the court that oversees estate... Continue Reading

Why Do I Want To Avoid Probate?

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The short answer is that probate is time-consuming and expensive. Probate can tie up your property for years in some circumstances, preventing your heirs from receiving their inheritance. All the attorney fees and state fees... Continue Reading

How To Choose The Right Trustee For Your Estate

Friday, February 16, 2018

It is difficult to think about passing away; however, you may want provisions to manage your family's inheritance after you are deceased. Perhaps you may want to set up a trust fund for your children or one of your family members... Continue Reading

When Should an Estate Plan be Updated?

Friday, January 12, 2018

Many people who have an established estate plan do not realize that the document should be reviewed periodically. One of the major misconceptions about an estate plan is that those with little assets have no need for a prior... Continue Reading