Category Archives: Wills

Preparing to Call Your Estate Planning Attorney

I know most of you can barely hold yourself back from dialing that phone and calling your estate planning attorney to set an appointment to do your will.  But let’s reign in some of that enthusiasm and do a little … 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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The Danger of Not Reviewing Your Will

I cannot tell you how many times I hear people tell me “I already have a Will. I don’t need your services.” That statement might be correct, but often people don’t recall exactly what is in their Will. That’s why … 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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