Estate Planning

Friday, January 15, 2016

How Much Does it Cost for an Estate Plan?

How much does it cost for an Estate Plan?

This can be a difficult question to answer because it depends. I can assure you it is better to seek legal counseling than simply going online to do it yourself. Sure, if you are looking to plug your name into a couple standard documents, you can do it online for free or very cheap yourself. Then you can wait and see what happens. However without the guidance of an attorney there may be mistakes that end up costing your heirs a LOT more than what you saved on legal fees initially.  Do you really want your last thoughts to be, “I hope this works?”

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

An Estate Planning Attorney for Cinderella

You might be familiar with the story of Cinderella, but we often forget the backstory. It starts with disaster, specifically, an estate planning disaster in a world that does not worry about the estate tax or probate, or even lawyers. What a magical place, indeed!

Even though Cinderella ended up getting her happily ever after, thanks to her fairy godmother and the marriage to her prince, the injustice she endured in the process could have been easily avoided with a simple estate plan. We live in the real world and must prepare for the worst because fairy godmothers and princes are few and far between. 

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