Are you nearing retirement age? Are you beginning to think about the future? Do you have a disabled child to take into consideration?
Are you interested in creating a financial power of attorney? If so, you probably have a very good reason for doing so. For example, this is something you should add to your estate plan.
When a loved one passes on, it's only natural to have a lot on your mind. This is something nobody wants to experience, but most people are faced with the situation more than once.
Naming a guardian for any minor children is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. You hope that this person never has to raise your children, but you also don't know what the future could bring.
Many people have come to understand the benefits of setting up a trust. Of course, there are those who are unfamiliar with what this can do for them. And here is why: They don't know the ins and outs of the many types of trust.
Multiple wills left by an 88-year-old Nebraska woman lend to the confusion around a criminal case in Lincoln against a former public-address announcer for the Huskers. The attorney for the 50-year-old man, Patrick Combs, says that he was essentially an "adopted son" to the woman and her husband, who had no children.
As you go through the estate planning process, there will come a point when you need to answer this very important question: What is the best way to choose a guardian?
When you pass on, you hope that your family does not get caught up in a long probate process. Not only can this take a long time to settle, but it can be costly. On top of this, it is possible that some of your loved ones may "lock horns" during this time.
Divorce is undoubtedly a major life event. You will have to make some serious changes to your lifestyle, your family and your future plans. With all the adjustments you need to make, it can be easy for some tasks to fall through the cracks.