Estate Law

What A New College Student Can Teach Us About Family Planning

What A New College Student Can Teach Us About Family Protection Planning

Your baby is now 18 years old and is on her way to college as a freshman this coming fall!  That happened fast…In fact, it may have happened so fast that you didn’t realize that while they may be your baby still, they are full grown adults in the eyes of the law.   In…

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How Do I Appoint a Guardian For My Child If I Die?

How Do I Appoint a Guardian For My Child If I Die?

  Who Would Raise Your Children If Something Happened to You? Honestly, no one wants to think about this question. It’s an implicit reminder that we are indeed mortal, and, in some cases, we may leave this world before we are ready.  Who will you leave your child with if you die?  What are our…

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How to Avoid Probate

The Basics of Probate 

You’ve probably heard about trusts and wills at this point.  But in nearly all discussion about trusts and wills there is a legal term that most people don’t actually know what it means, probate.   What is Probate? Starting at the basics, probate is a legal procedure that settles a person’s affairs after his/her death. …

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