Wills are documents that allow you to determine to whom your assets are distributed after your passing. A will also indicate who will be the executor of your estate. According to Legal Zoom, it is estimated that about 50 – 60 percent of Americans do not have a will. Continue reading to find out why you should hire an attorney to create your will.
Estate planning conversations shouldn’t focus solely on what will happen to your assets after death, but also on what may happen if you experience diminishing mental capacity during your lifetime as a result of an accident, disease, medication, or dementia. It can happen at any age. A General Durable Power of Attorney (POA) focuses primarily … continue reading the entire article
What if an accident, illness, or even simply the effects of aging left you unable to tell your doctors what kind of medical treatment you wanted, or made it impossible to manage your financial affairs? No one likes to think about such grim possibilities, but the truth is that almost every family will eventually face … continue reading the entire article