Category: Estate Planning

Estate Planning Concerns for Blended Families

Posted on April 10, 2018

Article by Beth Ann R. Lawson, Esq. Estate Planning for blended families is and should be of the utmost importance to couples in a marriage where either they or their new partner, or both of them, have been in a prior […]

Posted in Estate Planning, Prenuptial Agreements

Wealth Transfer Taxes: Gift, Estate, Inheritance, and Generation Skipping Transfer Taxes

Posted on March 20, 2018

Article written by Bennie A. Wall, Esq. “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin   It seems that one of the most common questions I get from clients is how will […]

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Estate Planning for Health Care During Incapacity: Organ Donation & Advance Medical Directives

Posted on March 7, 2018

Blog post written by Jeremy L. Pryor, Esq. Occasionally when we meet with clients to sign an advance directive and we discuss the section of the document authorizing anatomical gifts (organ donation), they say something like, “I don’t want the […]

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Estate Planning for Health Care During Incapacity: Health Care Powers of Attorney

Posted on February 28, 2018

Blog post written by Jeremy L. Pryor, Esq.  Last week we looked at living wills and their effects on estate planning for incapacity as demonstrated in the movie The Descendants. But a living will by itself is usually poor planning. […]

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Estate Planning for Health Care During Incapacity: Living Wills

Posted on February 21, 2018

Blog post written by Jeremy L. Pryor, Esq. A few years ago I saw the movie The Descendants with my family. A tragic story told with a light touch, it features George Clooney, beautiful Hawaiian scenery, and estate planning. (Seriously—a […]

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