It is important to update your estate plan when you move and in response to a variety of other significant life events. Click here to learn more.
If you are considering preparing a will, this is a great first step in planning for the future. After reflecting on the basics, such as whom you want to be in charge of administering your wishes, you may wonder if there’s anything you shouldn’t include in your will. The answer is yes. There are some things that you should avoid.
If medical personnel are able to access your medical history during an emergency, it could mean the difference between life and death.
Unfortunately, not all families get along. If you are having problems with one of your children, you may not want them to benefit from your estate. There are several strategies for dealing with an estranged child in your estate plan.
Ensuring mental capacity is a critical part of estate planning. Click here to learn more.
If your spouse dies, you may have to decide whether or when to sell your house. There are some tax considerations that go into that decision.
Elder law and estate planning serve two different -- but equally vital -- functions. The main difference is that elder law is focused on your lifetime care needs, while estate planning concentrates on what happens to your assets after you die.