Estate Planning Blog

Why Is Updating a Will Necessary?

More than a few estate planning attorneys meet with clients who haven’t looked at their will since their children were in diapers. The meeting occurs when the children have children of their own. This mistake can have grave consequences for everyone in the family,...

Did Ray Liotta Have an Estate Plan?

Movie and TV fans were shocked to hear the news of Ray Liotta's death on May 26. The "Goodfellas" star was just 67 when he died. Deadline reported that he was on location in the Dominican Republic working on a new movie, when he was found to have died in his sleep....

What Is Better, a Trust or a Will?

Estate plans come in all sizes and shapes. One of the decisions in creating an estate plan is whether a trust should be part of your plan, as detailed in this recent article titled “Trust vs. Will: What They Share (And 6 Ways They are Different)” from Yahoo! Money....

Here’s Why You Need an Estate Plan

It’s always the right time to do your estate planning, but it’s most critical when you have beneficiaries who are minors or with special needs, says the Capital Press in the recent article, “Ag Finance: Why you need to do estate planning.” While it’s likely that most...