Top Ten Occasions to Get a New Will

As an estate planning and probate attorney, I get many people asking me "when should I get a new will?" This usually comes up in one of two situations, either the person has never had a will and needs … [Read more...]

Power of Attorney at the Bank

I have had countless prospective clients call my office to see if I could help them because they couldn't use a power of attorney at the bank. These powers of attorney were not only the cheap online … [Read more...]

HIPAA Compliant Power of Attorney

Having a power of attorney for health care matters is vital to ensuring that you receive the best possible health care outcomes. Briefly, a power of attorney for health care assigns all your health … [Read more...]

Avoiding Probate

One of the most common questions I get when a new client contacts me is "How do I avoid probate." The answer to that question, I tell them, is complicated and depends on your family's circumstances. … [Read more...]

Planning for Prison

One area of estate planning that has honestly come as a surprise to me in my practice is what I like to call planning for prison. This may seem to be an odd concept because who really plans for … [Read more...]