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
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During the holiday season, there are many events that we look forward to- trimming the tree, cooking with our family, and enjoying time with our loved ones over the exchanging of gifts. One exchange that your family could be avoiding, however, is the conversation that is most important: what will occur when one, or both, of your parents pass away.… Read more
During my time as an estate planning attorney I have had the privilege of working with individuals and couples that were very interested in preventing family drama and settling anticipated disputes among their children and other family members. These individuals knew their children well.… Read more
Failing to plan is often another way of planning to fail.
In other words, we all have an estate plan in place…in one way or another. Either you have planned the care for your children and assets according to your interests, or you have left it up to someone else.… Read more