Category: Estate Planning

Estate Planning for a Beneficiary with an Addiction


September is National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month. Did you know that, while difficult, it can be important to talk openly with an attorney about your loved one’s addiction? This is because most families may not want to leave an outright gift or inheritance to him or her, as that could be seized by… Read more »

Why Should You Have a Strong Durable Power of Attorney?


A power of attorney grants another person the legal authority to make financial, legal, or medical decisions on your behalf. This person is known as your agent. There are several different types of powers of attorney. A non-durable power of attorney takes effect immediately, but terminates when you become incapacitated, and may not be of… Read more »