what is estate plan

What Is An Estate Plan?

What is in an Estate Plan? Inquiring minds want to know.

To recap, an estate plan makes sure that your wishes about your life and your stuff are met, during life and death. But what exactly is an estate plan?

You may have heard of a will or a trust in television shows and movies, especially after a character dies and the entire family fights over what they are getting from the estate.Read more

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Power of Attorney: Why Everyone Needs One ASAP

Consider this:  Who would make decisions for you if you were unable to? Think about it. Are you sure that person would make the right decisions for you? What decisions would they make? In a recent estate planning seminar I had a conversation with a young woman who was hospitalized the year before.Read more

what is a will

What Is A Will?

There are many reasons why people may not have an estate plan and we’ve heard most of them. The reasons could be that you’ve just procrastinated, maybe you don’t understand what a will or trust really is, or maybe you don’t like to think about death.… Read more

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Happy New Year! Welcome to 2019!

The TGQ Law Firm President’s Letter

We trust you had a great holiday season closing out 2018 and hopefully you are off to a great start.  The new year always brings an opportunity to recalibrate our purpose, setting our minds on renewed (or new) goals, plans and dreams so that we can charge forward to great things.  Read more

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What an Estate Planning Meeting Looks Like

People often wonder what to expect when meeting with an attorney about estate planning (wills and trusts). Will it be like going to the dentist to get a tooth pulled or will it be like a walk in the park? At The TGQ Law Firm we certainly understand that the idea of meeting with an attorney, for any reason, can be scary, especially when you’re unsure about what to expect.Read more