Tag archive: probate

Back To The Basics/Recap – Do I Need An Estate Plan?

Hello loyal readers! We are a little over half-way through the first year of our Wealth Planning Blog now, and with the close of the summer quickly approaching, kids going back to school, and life going back to “normal,” we thought it might be a good time to go back to the basics and discuss…

Avoiding The Perils of Probate

Whether you are an expert in probate and have dealt with it on multiple occasions or a rookie, we can all agree on one thing: probate kind of sucks and should be and can be avoided. Let’s start with the basics: What is probate? Probate is a Court-guided process whereby a deceased individual’s financial affairs…

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

So I’m an estate planner …well … what’s that mean? That’s a question I get all the time, whether by a prospective client or a neighbor or somebody sitting next to me at the bar.  My answer: I make things easier for families during the worst possible situations.  Whether that is a result of a…

What will happen to your castle? Keeping it real and keeping your real estate out of probate – Part 1

“There is only one god and his name is Death.  And there is only one thing we say to Death: “Not today.”  – George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones  Wouldn’t it be nice if we got the chance to actually say “not today” so we could spend that day getting all of our ducks…

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