Deciding where to keep your important documents is important and critical if you want your estate plan to be appropriately handled. If your heirs cannot find your estate plan documents, then they cannot present them to the necessary authorities to carry out your wishes. Here are a couple of considerations in deciding where to keep […]
Most people who have a family business have not gone to business or law school to learn all of the rules. If you are not careful with your family business than you might be making legal mistakes that will harm your business in the future. One mistake that many small business owners make is failing […]
Most parents instinctively think that they should divide their estates equally between their children. For most families, the instinct is a good one and the best way to divide parental property between children. However, many families might want to consider unequal divisions between children. It can be appropriate in some situations. If one child has […]
You worked hard to grow your assets and to have enough income to leave an inheritance to your heirs. Many people take pride in not relying on the government to provide for them, but in doing it all themselves. However, many of those same people fail to plan for what to do in the last […]
People have all kinds of ideas about how to avoid probate. Some are better than others. One particularly bad idea in most situations is to add a child to the deed on your house as a joint tenant. Before you consider that option, you should speak to an estate planning attorney about your alternatives. If […]
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