Legal Articles, Estate


Top Ten Reasons for a Trust

Checklist Upon Death of Loved One

Basic Checklist for decisions to be made upon death of loved one

Using Joint Accounts for Estate Planning. Good idea or not?

Using joint accounts for estate planning is easy and inexpensive. It can also lead to problems that could be avoided through proper estate planning.

Do I need Guardianship for my Special Needs Child?

Article discusses the issue of incapacity, guardianship proceeding and special needs estate planning.

How can I leave assets to a disabled child without disqualifying them from state and federal benefits?

Article discusses leaving assets to a disabled relative without disqualifying them from state and federal benefits.

How can I avoid Probate?

Article reviews the topic of probate and the ways to avoid it.

If You Own Your Home in Joint Tencacy, You May Disinherit Your Own Children!

Owning property as Joint Tenants with Rights of Survivorship is easey, common, and often disastrous.


Do I Have An Estate? What's All This Talk About Wills and Trusts?


The purpose of this article is to reveal the potential problems that can arise when a spouse dies during the divorce process. Sadly, many people never get around to having their will drafted. And, as a result, the distribution of their estate may be averse to their unwritten wishes.

Division of Property upon Divorce: The Impact of a Trust

The division of marital assets is one of the most important and complex steps in the divorce process. Parties must first determine what the marital assets are and the value of them.

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