Category Archives: Estate administration

Seven Reasons Why Everyone Should Have a Will

Estate planning is a broad concept that can incorporate tax planning, financial and retirement planning, planning for disability and planning for death.  As this suggests you should not only consult an attorney as part of your estate planning, but you … Continue reading

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Key Issues In Selecting A Trustee

A trustee should be designated any time you are creating a trust.  There are many types of trusts.  Sometimes we create trusts to be effective immediately.  Other times we create them within a will to be effective upon death or … Continue reading

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Four Key Reasons to Have a Will

The question occasionally arises at a social event when someone introduces me as an attorney who helps people with their estate planning. “I don’t really need a will, do I?” Here are some thoughts on that question. 1. Children – … Continue reading

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What Type of Person Should I Look for in an Executor?

First, it is important to understand what an executor does.  I will explain in more detail what the executor does in another post, but for the time being you should understand that this is the person who will be appointed … Continue reading

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