"Do I need a will?" If you're asking yourself that question, the answer is probably "yes." But there are some situations in which having a will is more critical than others. Dependents The situation in which it is probably most important for you to have a will is if you have someone depending on...

A misperception about estate planning that attorneys, accountants, insurance agents, and other specialists in the field regularly find themselves having to combat is the widespread notion that estate planning is primarily about tax avoidance. Avoiding taxes certainly can be one important motivation that people have for getting an estate plan in place. But...

One year ago today, at 2:57 in the afternoon, I filed my Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State, plunked down $50, and the McKenzie Law Firm was born. At the time, there was no website. No office. No bank account. No phone number. No clients. ...