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Friday, October 18, 2019

Don't fall into the trap of a "Quick" and "Simple" Estate Plan!

“I just need a simple will.” It’s a phrase estate planning attorneys hear practically every other day.  

From the client’s perspective, there’s no reason to do anything complicated, especially if it might lead to higher legal fees. 
Unfortunately, what may appear to be a “simple” estate is all too often rife with complications that, if not addressed during the planning process, can create a nightmare for you and your heirs at some point in the future.  
In this post, I go over some of the potential pitfalls & unintended problems that can arise from so-called "simple wills"...

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Finding Direction When Facing a Terminal Diagnosis...

Today's blog features an article by Guest Blogger, Craig Meadows, of Surviving Day One... https://survivingdayone.com/


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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Trust & Estate Planning FAQs with Tiffany Ballenger Floyd

In this week's blog, our Las Vegas-based trust attorney, Tiffany Ballenger Floyd, answers some of the most frequently asked questions she receives about estate planning. 

 


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Monday, May 20, 2019

Worst-Case Scenario.

In March of 2017, a good friend of mine died tragically in a horrific car accident.  She left behind her 9-year old twin daughters. The event prompted me to ask- what happens in the Worst Case Scenario... 

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

4 Estate Planning Myths That Refuse To Die (via Forbes)

Great article that covers common estate planning myths (that we hear about all the time)...

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

What is Your Purpose?

Mortality is a bizarre concept to wrap your mind around...

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Buying vs. Renting Commercial Real Estate: What Are The Tax Benefits? (via Allfilters.com / Forbes)

Tax Fun for Business Owners!  A common dilemma that many business owners face is whether to own or rent a business property...

By: Shu Saito, CEO, Allfilters.com - Forbes, YEC CommunityVoice, Link


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Thursday, November 22, 2018

3 Steps to Prepare your Children for an Inheritance

How do you prepare your children to receive an inheritance?  What can you do now to make them better money managers?  Passing your legacy to your children requires acknowledgement of family values and fiscal preparation, early on.  


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Monday, November 19, 2018

The Thanksgiving Table Is The Perfect Forum To Discuss Estate Planning (via Above the Law)

In addition to expressing thanks for all that you have in this world, take the opportunity, while your loved ones are relegated to one table, to discuss, or at least investigate, the following topics that will surely give them pumpkin to talk about.

By Cori A. Robinson, Esq., Above The Law | Link to original article here.


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Monday, September 17, 2018

Estate Planning Is Dead (via Forbes)

 

Estate planning is dead. Gone are the days of creating legal structures to hold your assets, pass your fortune on to the next generation and, of course, avoid paying estate taxes. Gone are the days of planning for your death. It’s time to plan for your life. 

Link to Original Article by Daniel Scott, Forbes, July 26, 2018


 



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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

What Is Probate?

Understanding the Probate process emphasizes that proper estate planning is vital!  This week, we give you an introduction to Probate, what it is and what it entails.  


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