What is the Difference Between a Living Will and a Healthcare Power of Attorney?
Most people are surprised to learn that a living will is a distinct and separate document from a healthcare power of attorney. But there are important differences between the two…read more
FAQs on Executors in Estate Planning Cases
An Executor, or currently referred to as a Personal Representative, is a person who handles someone else’s estate if that party dies with a Will. Naming an executor/personal representative when…read more
What is an Inter Vivos Trust and Do I Need One?
Estate planning is roughly defined as the process by which a person arranges the transfer of his/her assets prior to death. Many people envision the process as a complicated one,…read more
Estate Planning Basics: Will vs. Trust
The reality is that estate planning involves several complicated phrases and documents, like “executor” and “power of attorney.” Perhaps two of the most asked about documents are the estate planning…read more
Easy Steps to Tidy Up Your Estate Plan
Life constantly changes. One result is that there’s a good chance your personal affairs have probably changed since you first created your estate plan. No problem whatsoever. All you need…read more
Not Many Assets? You Still Need an Estate Plan
Many people hold the misconception that they don’t need an estate plan if they have few or little assets. The farthest is from the truth. Estate plans are not just…read more