May 5, 2020

Caring For Yourself with the Right Estate Planning Prescription

By |2020-05-05T23:19:56+00:00May 5th, 2020|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Caring For Yourself with the Right Estate Planning Prescription To all front-line and “essential” workers: Thank you for all of your hard work—day in and day out (and often evenings, nights, and weekends). You tirelessly give of yourself to care for some of the most vulnerable people in our society. Whether you are caring for [...]

May 5, 2020

Your Time Is Valuable. Let’s Get a Jump Start on the Estate Planning Process

By |2020-05-05T23:22:56+00:00May 5th, 2020|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Your Time Is Valuable. Let’s Get a Jump Start on the Estate Planning Process Time seems to be the one thing we just can’t get enough of. This is especially true if you are one of our nurses or frontline healthcare workers. You work tirelessly caring for others and may not have a lot of [...]

May 5, 2020

Special Estate Planning Considerations for Art and Other Collections

By |2020-05-05T23:25:14+00:00May 5th, 2020|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Special Estate Planning Considerations for Art and Other Collections Many people have collections about which they are quite passionate: The collections may be very valuable, for example, art collections, coins, stamps, or designer handbags, or they may have more sentimental than monetary value, such as political bumper stickers, postcards, or rocks. Regardless of its dollar [...]

May 5, 2020

Caught in the Undertow: How No Estate Plan (or a Bad One) Could Leave Your Family Overwhelmed

By |2020-05-05T23:27:36+00:00May 5th, 2020|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Caught in the Undertow: How No Estate Plan (or a Bad One) Could Leave Your Family Overwhelmed Many people love to spend part of their summer vacation at the beach, enjoying the ocean and sunshine. But there may be unseen dangers that are crucial for beach goers to keep in mind: For example, the undertow [...]

May 5, 2020

Things to Be Aware of When Administering a Hoarder’s Estate

By |2020-05-05T23:29:17+00:00May 5th, 2020|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Things to Be Aware of When Administering a Hoarder's Estate Hoarding is more than just being a bit messy (or buying a six-month supply of toilet paper): It is actually a mental disorder causing some people to have difficulty discarding items, regardless of their value, and to experience severe distress even at the thought of [...]

May 5, 2020

State Estate and Inheritance Taxes: Does Your State Have Them, What Are They, and How Should You Plan for Them

By |2020-05-05T23:31:53+00:00May 5th, 2020|Estate Planning|0 Comments

State Estate and Inheritance Taxes: Does Your State Have Them, What Are They, and How Should You Plan for Them The federal gift and estate tax exclusion is currently very high—$11.58 million for an individual and $23.16 million for a married couple in 2020. As a result, only very wealthy people currently need to be [...]

May 4, 2020

Four Reasons Your Will May Be Contested in Court

By |2020-05-05T00:31:38+00:00May 4th, 2020|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Four Reasons Your Will May Be Contested in Court Having an updated last will and testament is more important than ever, especially now. However, a will that is poorly created or not frequently updated can be vulnerable to contestation. What is contestation? It is the formal objection to a will’s (or trust’s) validity because it [...]

May 4, 2020

How To Create a Valid Will in Arizona

By |2020-05-04T23:12:47+00:00May 4th, 2020|Estate Planning|0 Comments

How To Create a Valid Will in Arizona In light of the current pandemic, many Americans are becoming aware of the importance of creating or updating their estate planning documents. With the extension of some states’ stay in place orders, it may be tempting to create your own documents all on your own. Whether you [...]

Apr 27, 2020

Don’t Risk it: Protect Your Finances From Coronavirus Complications

By |2020-04-28T18:41:11+00:00April 27th, 2020|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Don’t Risk it: Protect Your Finances From Coronavirus Complications Many Americans spend a lot of time and effort in managing their finances. While most are worried about how the coronavirus (COVID-19) will impact their income—whether that’s because they are temporarily furloughed, find themselves suddenly without a job, or watching their investment and retirement accounts dwindle—there [...]

Apr 21, 2020

Take Your Power Back from COVID-19: Estate Planning Steps to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones

By |2020-04-21T22:25:28+00:00April 21st, 2020|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Take Your Power Back from COVID-19: Estate Planning Steps to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones News about the coronavirus is everywhere, and we have all been affected by it in some way, even if we are currently completely healthy. Although it may seem as though circumstances are spinning beyond our control, we are not [...]

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