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...

You’re one step ahead of everyone else in this crazy game called life: you’ve made an estate plan to distribute your assets after you die to your estate benefactors and life insurance beneficiaries. Great job, and…now what? What do you do with those assets to ensure that they are distributed...

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...