Probate. It’s a scary word for many people. But we fear what we don’t understand. At better understanding of what probate is, why we need it and some simple ways we can avoid it can take away that fear.
What is Probate? And Why Do We Need It?
Simply put, probate is the process we use Continue reading →
Jimi Hendrix’ Estate – Sometimes You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Until You’re Gone
Like the Prince estate I discussed last week, the Jimi Hendrix Estate is another example of how wrong things can go if you don’t have a will – from a little bit different angle.
Jimi Hendrix died at the Continue reading →
Why the Power of Attorney might be the MOST important document you can have!
When lawyers talk about estate planning documents, most people immediately think of a will or a trust. Some people think of a living will, and some think of power of attorney. In my opinion, the power of attorney Continue reading →
When Prince died of a fetanyl overdose on April 21, 2016 he was only 57 years old but one of the most prominent musicians of his era. His estate was valued at $156 million! But even with all of that wealth, Prince made one of the most common estate planning mistakes – he didn’t have Continue reading →