You are alive, now!! After you are dead even the best lawyers can’t figure out a way for you to create and sign your Will or create a trust, or do anything else. You want to be remembered as smart.
Bad estate planning decisions happen all the time, even when you have a great attorney. One common mistake: Choosing the wrong person to be your power of attorney. A recent case in the news was a great reminder. http://www.channel3000.com/news/crime/power-of-attorney-charged-with-taking-using-mans-money-for-personal-use/607446161. In
We are pleased to announce the addition of an exceptional attorney, Alan Soelberg, to the transactional department in our Tempe office. Prior to joining the law firm of Davis Miles McGuire Gardner, Alan worked in house for one of the
As you tidy things up around the house, be sure to also check on the status of your estate planning to ensure that it is in order. This includes verifying that the assets your trust is designed to protect are
A self-represented successor trustee or personal representative (the “Estate Manager”) often ignores warning signs that problems are ahead. There are a number of signs an Estate Manager may experience problems and possibly litigation. Here are five signs the Estate Manager is
What is a Gun Trust? Gun trusts are becoming more popular and ubiquitous. But what on earth is a “gun trust” anyway? Gun trusts are special purpose entities that are designed to own machine guns, suppressors, and other firearms regulated
In the previous two newsletters I discussed some reasons why a person might want to set up a trust: 1) When a beneficiary is unable to handle his or her own finances, 2) When an heir is receiving SSI and
by Melissa Morris In the previous newsletter I discussed two reasons why someone might want a trust: 1) When a beneficiary is unable to handle his or her own finances , and 2) When an heir is receiving