Did You Plan for Your Pet?

Did You Include Your Pet in Your Estate Plan? People consider their spouses and children when creating their estate plan.  But, pets are family, too.  An estate plan should consider every aspect of life – if you have a pet,

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Estate planning attorneys are often asked by their clients to prepare Wills that pass along their money with strings attached.  I call this “dead hand control”. A common example is making an inheritance contingent upon the beneficiary being married to

Posted in Elder Law, Estate Planning

Secure Your Future

 5 Tips for Securing Your Assets, Healthcare and Legacy It’s your life and your legacy:  Make sure you have an updated estate plan.  And don’t wait until it’s too late! Create or Update Your Estate Plan: avoid unnecessary taxes, family

Posted in Advanced Directives, Elder Law, End of Life, Estate Planning, Will

Do You Know the Risks?

Risks abound for Do It Yourself estate planners Yes, you can do your estate planning without professional help. However, just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.  The risk of making a mistake is greater without help. The problem with

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Do You Have a Pet?

Spending Time With Pets is Good For You! Most seniors want to stay at home while they age, but social isolation is a common problem.  A new survey done by a senior home care agency reports that one in five

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How Do You Leave Assets to Young Children?

For families with young children or grandchildren, special attention must be given to how assets will pass to minors.  If the child is under the age of 18, thought must be given as to how the child should receive the

Posted in Estate Planning, Living Trust, Will

Are You in a Domestic Partnership?

Domestic Partners Beware According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of unmarried couples ages 50 and over rose 75% between 2007 and 2016. Many of these couples choose to keep their finances separate because they already experienced one difficult

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Our Digital Remains

As our lives go digital, so will, inevitably, our death. Emails we send, photographs we post, and thoughts we share are all stored digitally. These are users’ digital remains that reflect their digital personalities and at the same time, make

Posted in Advanced Directives, End of Life, Estate Planning, Final Wishes, Will

What Should I do with My Dead Dog?

From the New York Times: Sisters Joslin Roth and Darci Bernard realized years ago that there was a need in Seattle for pet death care. Ms. Roth says that “you could do stand-up paddleboard yoga with your dog but couldn’t

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Have You Considered Live-Streaming Your Funeral?

Can’t make the funeral on time?  LIVESTREAM! When a person’s death happens suddenly, family and friends from different places cannot manage to be at their loved one’s funeral. And some religious practices dictate that a funeral be held within 24

Posted in Advanced Directives, End of Life

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