Our estate planning process includes not only a will or a trust, but incapacity documents designed to give your chosen agent the right to handle your financial affairs if you can't. Known as a General Durable Power of Attorney, or Power of Attorney (POA) for short, this document is a...

Have you seen the "revenge obituary" trending on social media? In the most recent example, a brother and sister reveal to the world that their late mother abandoned them as children to run off with her husband's brother. Far from being overcome with grief, the adult children are very clear...

What response would you expect to get if you called your doctor’s office and asked, “How much do you charge for an amoxicillin prescription?” Probably an incredulous: “Uh, we need to see you before we can prescribe medication.” Maybe you push your luck. “It’s just a simple sore throat.” Certain response: “Unless the...

One of the most versatile estate planning tools is a Revocable Living Trust. It’s often the best option if you are interested in avoiding the public, costly, and time-consuming process of probate, or wish to protect your assets beyond the next generation. They are especially recommended for people with blended...