Signing Requirements for Living Wills and Power of Attorneys

Estate planning documents can often be signed without an attorney being present.  Some people may prefer the convenience and safety of their home and others may need to sign their documents while hospitalized or traveling.  The required formalities for executing...

Myths We Tell Ourselves About Estate Planning

Estate planning can be a very difficult process. While it’s not brain surgery, making the decision to move forward with the planning requires us to face the fact that we will not live forever. This thought can stop many people right in their tracks. Others talk...

Happy 18th Birthday! Now What?

Congratulations! You are now considered a legal adult. Aside from purchasing alcohol, there is now very little you cannot legally do. Even though you may not feel any different, from a legal standpoint, a lot has changed. When you were a minor (under the age of 18),...

Saying “I Love You” With Your Estate Plan

While saying the words “I love you” is indeed romantic, you should know that putting together a well-crafted estate plan is a concrete way to care for your family in the long run. This is because doing so will help prevent your surviving family members from scrambling...

Starting Pride Month off right, COVID-19, and more

Notes from Derek: Starting Pride Month off right, COVID-19, and more Starting Pride Month off right June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. This month is dedicated to supporting and honoring members of the LGBTQ+ community. It is especially important to recognize their ongoing...