The Non-Professional Pitfall: The Costly Mistake of Putting Your Estate Plans in the Hands of the Wrong Person

Imagine this: you’ve visited The TGQ Law Blog and you’ve read all about estate plans, wills, and trusts. You then went to a workshop held by Attorney Terrence Quinn and you’ve listened to him expertly explain the importance of estate planning, and you began to think about how difficult it would be for your loved ones if you passed away without an estate plan.Read more

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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

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What You Need to Know About Estate Planning To Get Started

The term “estate planning” may sound like something just for millionaires but that’s furthest from the truth. Everyone, whether  young, old, a student, an athlete, single, married, or a CEO, needs a plan for the future and there are no pre-qualifiers.Read more

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How to Have a Conversation with Your Parents About Estate Planning

How do you have a conversation with your parents about estate planning? My first impulse is to answer to this question with the statement, “Very carefully.” Your parents are your parents and you are their child no matter how old you are.Read more