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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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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The Three Types of Lawyers to Consider for Your Estate Planning

It seems that there are many options out there when choosing an estate planning attorney.  This week, I give you three different types of lawyers you may come across when looking for right fit to protect your legacy!

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Friday, July 19, 2019

Why I'm Convinced that Estate Planning is a Women's Issue

Estate planning is important for both sexes, but the pitfalls of failing to plan simply affect women, particularly mothers, much more than men for a host of reasons. 
In this week's blog, Tiffany lists 16 key talking points for women (and everyone else) to consider in order to protect their future selves, families, & loved ones. 


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Friday, June 21, 2019

6 Reasons Why Hiring an Estate Planning Lawyer Beats Doing-It-Yourself

The question shouldn’t be whether or not you can write your own will, but rather whether you SHOULD
The problem is:  you don’t know what you don’t know.


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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Trust & Estate Planning FAQs

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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Thursday, May 23, 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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Monday, May 6, 2019

4 Estate Planning Myths That Refuse To Die

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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Friday, April 19, 2019

Wealth. What does it mean to you?

                Wealth to me is not about money.  I gauge my wealth on the relationships I have, the quality of time I am able to enjoy with my family, the level of joy and happiness I feel when I am able to provide experiences and special moments with my children.  Yes, money does afford me the ability to create certain experiences with my family and friends, but I don't measure my wealth by the size of my bank account...



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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Should I Do My Estate Planning Online???

The worldwide web has provided us with great opportunity to be more independent as consumers. However, as convenient it may seem, you might want to think twice before creating an estate plan online!

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Trusts In The Age Of Trump: Time To Re-Engineer Your Estate Plan

Ashlea Ebeling with Forbes discusses what you need to know about some of the recent changes to federal tax law. 

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