Legally Speaking

August 1, 2022

Estate Planning is Life Planning

Estate planning is not just a process undertaken to plan for the orderly and efficient transfer of assets at death.  Estate planning…

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July 1, 2022

Planning for the Unexpected

It’s Tuesday morning.  Your husband’s flight to Venezuela just departed.  In the family room, 2-year old Sophia is amusing herself while waiting…

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June 1, 2022

Estate Planning is a Team Sport

Often when I meet with new clients, I discover that many like to do things by themselves.  By investing online at E-Trade…

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May 1, 2022

No estate plan? You are not alone.

You may be surprised to learn that 60% of all American adults have no estate plan in place.  The distribution of your…

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April 1, 2022

Common Probate Myths

There are commonly held misconceptions about avoiding probate which may lead to uniformed decisions resulting in the need to open a probate…

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March 1, 2022

Do I Need a Trust?

Should I create a trust even though I don’t have a multi-million dollar estate? My answer: It depends. Often estate planning goals…

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February 1, 2022

How to Select an Estate Planning Attorney

Finding an estate planning attorney can be overwhelming.  Here are some pointers to help you make the right choice. Qualifications.  It is…

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January 1, 2022

Probate Avoidance

Death is inevitable but probate is not. This month’s column will explore what probate is and how to avoid it. What is…

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December 1, 2021

Your 2022 Resolutions

As 2021 thankfully comes to a close, we naturally begin to think ahead to resolutions intended to change habits, improve our health…

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November 1, 2021

Talking About Death

Sooner or later we all die.   It will happen to me, and as upsetting as it may be to think about,…

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