Estate Planning for Beginners Part 3: Powers of Attorney

Once you are secure in the knowledge that you’ve provided for your family and ensured that your wishes for the distribution of your hard-earned fortune are clear, it’s time to take steps to ensure that YOU will be protected and financially secure during your lifetime. It is not uncommon for seniors to need help with… Read More »

Estate Planning for Beginners Part 1: Wills

Every new project has to begin somewhere, and most newcomers to estate planning choose to begin with a will. A will is the most well-known of all estate planning documents, it is generally the simplest and easiest to create (although some wills can be very lengthy and complex), and in most states a will can… Read More »

The Importance of Estate Planning for New Parents

News sources such as the Washington Post entertainment section promise that this summer will be flush with celebrity newborns and proud mamas and papas. Some of the stars expecting additions to their families include Natalie Portman, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Connelly and more.  Here at our office we wonder how many of these new parents will… Read More »

5 Missteps That Can Sabotage Your Estate Plan

When it comes to protecting your wealth and your family creating an estate plan is one of the most important things you can do.  An estate plan is your key to ensuring that your hard-earned assets are distributed (or saved or invested) as you designate. An estate plan is your family’s safety net.  Unfortunately, too… Read More »