Do you have a legal Guardian named for your children? If the answer is no then you should know that… That in the case of an emergency and your child needs medical attention that the facility that your child has been taken to may not assist because you have not given permission. That in the case of an emergency your child will be taken to the police department and … [Read more...] about Guardianship
Understanding Basis and Why it is important to you and your Family?
Basis - Noun The underlying support or foundation for an idea, argument, or process. Basis has its roots or foundation in our fundamental family assets of how they are taxed by the Federal Government. For Example, if John gifts his secondary home to his daughter Julia, the home will be given to Julia but at the same basis that John originally purchased the home. John bought … [Read more...] about Understanding Basis and Why it is important to you and your Family?
What Is Probate & Why Is It Important?
Understanding Probate In simple terms, probate is a process that allows a person to transfer their property to living beneficiaries after death. This process involves a local court, which reviews materials and documents related to the distribution of assets and debts. Probate is often conducted whether or not the deceased person leaves a will. Probate is a vitally important … [Read more...] about What Is Probate & Why Is It Important?
How You Can Avoid Probate
Probate is the legal process which deals with the interpretation and execution of your will, or division of property if you do not have a will. After your death, this probate process can be long, stressful and expensive for your beneficiaries. Everyone needs to get paid, so the court, attorneys, referees and others all take their cut – this can add up to a sizeable chunk of … [Read more...] about How You Can Avoid Probate
The Truth About 4 Estate Planning Myths
Estate planning is one of the most misunderstood areas of the law. Since estate planning deals with the division of your property after your death, many people are hesitant to learn more. This is unfortunate, because a well-constructed estate plan is an effective way to protect your family and make sure your assets are distributed according to your wishes. Today we are … [Read more...] about The Truth About 4 Estate Planning Myths