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February 21, 2022 DLG

There is a question we hear all the time: “Can’t I just get a will off the internet, do a transfer-on-death deed for my land, and put my kids on my bank account?”

February 7, 2022 Douglas Davis

Client have occasionally asked us whether their estate plan can include a right of first refusal (ROFR) on assets in their estate. To illustrate this issue, here’s a hypothetical scenario: The Family Farm

February 7, 2022 DLG

It can be difficult to discuss estate planning with our parents. Even broaching the subject can seem daunting. Despite the challenging nature of this subject, it is one of the most important conversations

January 31, 2022 DLG

When I am gone, I would like to leave my bank accounts to my children. Can’t I just make the children joint owners? That idea sounds better than it actually is. Yes, you

January 17, 2022 DLG

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,

January 12, 2022 Douglas Davis

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

January 10, 2022 DLG

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

January 5, 2022 Douglas Davis

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

January 3, 2022 DLG

The House Ways and Means Committee approved President Biden’s Build Back Better Act’s (BBBA) tax provisions, a major step towards passage of the bill. As the draft now stands, the legislative proposal may

December 27, 2021 DLG

The probate process involves authenticating the deceased individual’s will, assessing the assets, settling debts and taxes, and overseeing the allocation of the inheritance. After an asset-holder dies, the court will appoint a valid