Power of Attorney-Choose Your Agent Wisely

Deciding who to name as your “agent” (also known as an “attorney-in-fact”) under a power of attorney is not an easy decision. However, it is a necessary appointment, as discussed in this article – “Ways to protect yourself when appointing...

What to Consider When Writing a Last Will

You should get the basic estate planning documents in order and revisit them regularly. Everyone should have a last will and testament, but it’s only one of several significant estate planning documents in a comprehensive plan. US News’ recent article entitled...

Do You Need to Update Your Estate Plan?

Make sure that you review your estate plan at least once every two or three years to be certain all information is accurate and up to date. It’s even more necessary if you experienced a significant change, such as marriage, divorce, a move, or a new child or...

Estate Planning and Cryptocurrency

The increase of people investing in digital assets has not been matched by an increase in the number of people preparing to pass on these assets, which can be of considerable value. This new class of assets requires a new kind of estate planning, according to the...

What Small Business Owners Should Know about Estate Planning?

Without an estate plan can, business owners and entrepreneurs put themselves in serious jeopardy. Proper planning will address difficulties businesses can have in keeping the business running if the founder is unable to continue in the business for any reason, and...

What is the Difference between a Trust and a Will?

Trusts and wills have important differences in how your assets are distributed and controlled after your death. Family trusts and wills are both worthwhile estate planning tools that can make sure your assets are protected and will pass to heirs the way you intended,...