Estate Planning

[caption id="attachment_19361" align="alignleft" width="238"] A portrait of Spike Lee, by Merton Simpson[/caption] Have you thought about paying for things after your death? Many of us assume our estate will cover the cost of our burial, but if your assets are tied up in real estate, retirement savings, businesses, or personal property,...

Part of The McKenzie Law Firm's core estate planning package includes healthcare directives, among them documents addressing organ donation. While this is not the most difficult decision clients face – that's the “unplug” question – it is definitely a subject that can get an emotional reaction. Our clients have included members...

The unexpected death of actor Luke Perry hit many of his fans hard. Only 52, Mr. Perry could reasonably have expected to spend another 30 years or more with his family. He is, of course, not the first celebrity to die at a young age, leaving a hole where a...