If you’ve ever read People, US, or Entertainment Weekly or watched any of the similar television shows, you might be interested to know how some famous celebrities left their assets upon their deaths. If they left a Will and not a Trust, you can find out: It’s public record. That’s right, you can go right […]
As we bid farewell to 2020 and welcome in 2021, I felt impressed to share the following tale. The Tale of the Two Buckets The tale is told of two buckets that went down in the well. As the one came up, it said, “This is surely a cold and dreary world. No matter how […]
The President’s bout with COVID-19 demonstrates the importance of keeping planning current. A Health Care Power of Attorney appoints someone to make decisions for you if you’re not able to do so for yourself. An Advance Directive expresses your wishes regarding end-of-life decisions.
In the middle of a crisis, there are several important conversations to have with your parents and loved ones over 60 sooner rather than later. A colleague of mine in the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys just had an article published on this topic, titled the Five Conversations to Have with Parents and Elders […]
Joint tenancy is one of the most common ways for married couples to hold title to their property. My March 5th Blog post drew attention to 9 hazards of joint tenancy. This Blog addresses joint tenancy difficulties from another perspective: when parents add one or more of their children to the title of their home, […]
Joint tenancy is a commonly used form of ownership. However, it can have drawbacks. Colorado attorney Joe Volin offers a concise description of some of the hazards of joint tenancy. 9 Dangers of Owning Property in Joint Tenancy