Estate Planning

Caution: Your Traditional Asset Protection Plan is Set Up to Fail

Posted on: June 21st, 2015
You may be surprised to learn that not only has asset protection planning been around for a long time, but you have already engaged in it at some point during your life. In fact, you probably have one or more types of traditional asset protection planning in place at this very moment. The problem is in many cases the type of planning you have right now won't be enough to protect you and your family....

The Shocking Truth About Asset Protection Planning

Posted on: June 14th, 2015
Some view asset protection planning with a skeptical eye. They believe there is a moral obligation to pay one's debts. They think that asset protection planning is immoral because it prevents a creditor from collecting on a judgment entered by a court....

What Documents Do You Need to Find After a Loved One Dies?

Posted on: June 6th, 2015
After a loved one dies, you need to gather the important documents that are necessary to settle their final affairs. While the documents required will vary depending on what your loved one owned and owed, below is a list of common documents you will need to find:...

Baltimore Register of Wills Can’t Find Her Father’s Original Last Will, Will Your Family

Posted on: May 31st, 2015
While it's not unusual for an original last will and testament to be misplaced, it is when your daughter happens to be the Register of Wills for Baltimore City....

Three Estate Planning Mistakes Farmers and Ranchers Make and How to Avoid Them

Posted on: May 25th, 2015
Farming or ranching is more than a means of livelihood - it is about preserving a legacy and unique way of life. Unfortunately, many farmers and ranchers fail to make an estate plan. The farm or ranch that has been passed down for generations then ends up being sold and converted into non-agricultural use, cutting the legacy short and ending the family's unique lifestyle choice....

Where is the Best Place to Store Your Original Estate Planning Documents?

Posted on: May 17th, 2015
Estate planning attorneys are often asked where original estate planning documents - wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives - should be stored for safekeeping. While there is no right or wrong answer to this question, consider the following:...
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