Category Archives: Estate Planning & Administration

Review Your Estate Plan Annually to Make Sure It Is Up-to-Date

Just like you should visit your doctor for a yearly check-up, you should review your estate planning documents annually to make sure they are up-to-date. Children grow up, marriages dissolve, property gets sold, residences change. That’s why we recommend that you consult us for an estate-plan check-up every five years or so.

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Could Your Heirs or Beneficiaries Receive a Smaller Inheritance Than You Thought?

Most people don’t look forward to the death of a loved one, but they may have thought about a possible future inheritance.

The reality is, that when someone passes, one of the first things heirs and beneficiaries want to know is the overall value of the deceased’s estate. Generally, the executor or trustee is required to...
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The Potential Outcomes of Disinheriting a Child

In estate planning, it is common that parents divide the inheritance equally among the children. But sometimes, parents intentionally choose to not leave anything to a child, and the reasons for doing so may vary. One reason could be that a child who is more financially successful than the others and the parent doesn’t feel...
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Is Your Estate Plan Unfinished? Resolve to Get it Done in 2022.

You probably don’t want to make a resolution that requires you to think about your own mortality and what will happen when you’re gone, but if you haven’t finished your estate plan, it’s definitely something you need to put on your To-Do list for 2022.

Because the reality is that a half-finished estate plan is as...
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