What is estate planning? It’s all about you! Why do you need an estate plan? We’ve read the celebrity stories about famous people without an estate plan. For example, Prince’s estate of $156 million finally settled after 6 years of tense, terse, court battles. A most recent horror story let us know that Aretha Franklin’s […]
Why is a financial power of attorney a critical element in estate planning? What role does an attorney in fact play?
An elder law attorney helps a senior with asset protection when Medicaid is needed. Solutions exists to preserve an estate and qualify for Medicaid.
Typically, you may think that estate planning only covers real estate, financial accounts, and personal property. However, there is another group of assets to consider: Intellectual Property. Today, let’s look at your estate plan and copyrights. What is Intellectual Property? What is Intellectual Property? Intellectual Property (IP) defines assets covering patents, trademarks, copyright, and trade […]
How do you protect your trademark with estate planning? What is the value of a trademark in estate planning?
Your Last Will and Testament is a basic part of your estate plan that tells the Court how you want your property to be given and who should receive your assets after your death. To do the job, it needs to be a valid legal document.
When you own a family business what estate planning do you need to thing about to protect generational wealth and your legacy?
Whether you are considering writing your own will or using an online “do it yourself” (DIY) document creator, there are many reasons why this is one project you should not undertake without the help of an estate planning attorney.
Grey divorces affects your estate plans. What is the effect on your wills, trusts, and powers of attorney? Why is it important to update your estate plan.
This article focuses on advanced estate planning and asset protection for affluent families. Wealth management is part of advanced estate planning that creates solutions for economically affluent families.