It’s easy to start a business these days. And if you have a great idea that you want to begin building a new business around, you might feel like jumping in and hanging out your shingle immediately. But there’s one important decision a new business owner should make before starting their business, and that’s the […]

An estate plan can do more than simply provide for your heirs in the event of your death. When you create a comprehensive estate plan, you’re giving yourself the peace of mind that comes with knowing your estate is prepared for a number of eventualities that might arise to complicate your future. The Durable Power […]

With the excitement of a new startup comes the need to make the important decisions that set the foundation for your fledgling business. One of these decisions involves choosing the form of a business structure under which your startup will operate. For many entrepreneurs, a limited liability company, or LLC, maybe the best vehicle for […]

Most people know what a Will is, but the concept of an estate plan is a little less well known. Do you need an estate plan rather than a Will? A Will is actually just one of the components of a comprehensive estate plan. It’s arguably one of the most important components, but an estate […]

After a loved one has passed away, the last thing you and other grieving family members are likely thinking about is probating your loved one’s Will. After all, there are so many other things you need to do, all while coping with the loss of someone near and dear to you.  When it comes to […]

When a person is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, the first thing they should consider is their options for long-term care. Unfortunately, the disease completely takes over a person’s mental faculties, resulting in their needing around-the-clock care. Most families won’t be able to take on such an arduous level of care, and long-term care will be […]

Whenever people talk about probate, they tend to make it sound like it’s a nightmare for everyone who undergoes the process. While it’s true that probate can be a complicated process – and that some instruments like trusts might be more advantageous for people with diversified assets – they don’t have to be prohibitively hard. […]

When writing out your will and preparing for the probate process, one of the most important decisions you will have to make is to choose an executor. An executor, otherwise known as a personal representative, protects your property after your death. Their role is to ensure that your estate remains intact until all debts and […]

It’s not uncommon for people to wonder what to expect for their old age, and that’s where you might wish to speak with an experienced elder law attorney. While you may be preparing for retirement and your golden years, failing to take into account all of the possible circumstances that could alter your plans might […]