Frequently Asked Questions About Basic Estate Planning
What is Estate Planning?
What is estate planning? In simple terms planning your estate involves both planning for mental disability and planning for death.
What Happens if You Don't Have an Estate Plan?
What will happen to your property if you don't make an estate plan before you die? What does it mean to have died “intestate?” How does a Revocable Living Trust fit into an estate plan? Learn this and more.
How Do I Calculate My Net Worth?
The first step in assessing your need for an estate plan is to determine your net worth. Here is a basic guide to calculating your net worth.
Do You Need an Estate Plan? - Assessing Your Family Situation
One of the most frequent questions that I’m asked as an estate planning attorney is, "How do I know if I need to make an estate plan?” The first place to start is to take a look at your family situation. If it fits into one or more of the personal “red flag” categories, then, regardless of your net worth, you need an estate plan.
Do You Need an Estate Plan? - Assessing Your Financial Situation
"How do I know if I need an estate plan?" Aside from taking a look at your family matters, you will also need to review your finances in order to assess your need for an estate plan.
Why Do You Need an Estate Plan? - Top Five Reasons
While there are a variety of reasons why people decide to meet with an estate planning attorney and put together an estate plan, learn the top five reasons why you need an estate plan.
How Do You Know if Your Estate Plan Will Work When It's Needed?
One glaring problem that I see time and time again in my estate planning practice is that in reality most estate plans simply don’t work. Find out the basic components of a practical and common sense estate plan that will really work for you and your family.