Author Archives: Keith Davis

Does Your Will Need To Be Updated?

I will occasionally have clients who wish to probate the will of a deceased parent or spouse, only to find that the will is very old; I think about fifty years old is the oldest I’ve had. This frequently causes … Continue reading

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Dealing With an Elderly Driver

This subject isn’t exactly estate planning, but it is something an increasing number of clients face.  I saw this article on the topic of dealing with parents or other loved ones who are losing their ability to drive safely and … Continue reading

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What is a Durable Power of Attorney?

A power of attorney is a document that allows you to appoint a person to handle your affairs when you’re unable to do so. The person you appoint is referred to as an “Attorney-in-Fact” or “Agent.” A general Power of … Continue reading

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August is Make-A-Will Month

For many people making a will isn’t the most pleasant of tasks, and consequently, too few people do it. According to many surveys most people don’t have a will.  The biggest reason cited by many: They just never got around … Continue reading

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Do You Really Need A Will?

I sometimes hear single or divorced clients say they don’t think they need a will.  A recent case demonstrates why that conclusion is likely erroneous.  Decedent’s siblings claimed that they should have inherited his estate.  And they likely might have … Continue reading

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