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March 30, 2022 Douglas Davis

When a loved one dies, their money and property has to be distributed to the appropriate people according to the will, or the state’s laws if a will is not in place. Even

March 18, 2022 Douglas Davis

The legal term “guardian” refers to someone who cares for another individual, often a minor child, who needs special protection for a variety of reasons. Although parents of a minor child can name

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

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

November 4, 2021 Douglas Davis

A common misconception is that only wealthy families and people in high-risk professions need to have an asset protection plan. But in reality, anyone can be sued. A car accident, foreclosure, unpaid medical

October 20, 2021 Douglas Davis

We rely on our friends, family, and colleagues to help us through life’s challenges. The people we trust can also be incredibly important when arranging an estate plan. It is critical to appoint

June 9, 2021 Douglas Davis

Call me old-fashioned, but I think estate planning should involve a personalized and continuing relationship, not a transaction. While some may prefer to use low-cost websites or software because they are more concerned about

April 1, 2021 Douglas Davis

When a family member or other loved one dies, grief and shock can sometimes be overwhelming. The last thing most people want to think about is making phone calls or funeral arrangements. Some

March 3, 2021 Douglas Davis

With our society becoming increasingly mobile and international travel becoming more affordable than ever before, families and family-like relationships have steadily grown far more diverse in terms of citizenship. It is no longer

January 27, 2021 Douglas Davis

While we all want to provide financial help to our loved ones—whether they are family or close friends—it is important to understand that how the money is classified will directly affect your estate