Leaving the nest to pursue higher education is a momentous step in a young adult’s life. The thrill of new experiences, intellectual growth, and newfound independence is often at the forefront of college students’ minds. Yet, in the midst of this excitement, there exists a crucial but often overlooked aspect: the need for comprehensive healthcareContinue reading “When Your Child Turns 18 They Are Now a Legal Adult – Without These Docs You Can’t Make Decisions for Them in an Emergency”
I encourage you to find an hour of time and a quiet space in the next few weeks to review your estate planning documents. These might include Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Healthcare Directives and Living Wills, life insurance policies, financial records and any other important documents.
Every adult should have a basic estate plan that contemplates both life and death. The basic plan should include four key documents– a Will, Power of Attorney, Healthcare Directive, and a Living Will which I describe briefly below. A Will, short for Last Will and Testament, can be a simple document distributing assets outright toContinue reading “A Basic Estate Plan Is Simple to Make”
Never underestimate the power of a basic estate plan. Currently, the world is a complex place. Just because the world is so very complicated doesn’t mean that your estate plan must be. A basic estate plan focuses on a different set of “P’s” people, property and plans. Any good estate plan, basic or otherwiseContinue reading “The Power of a Basic Estate Plan”