Tips to Minimize Your Legal Bill

Here are some tips to reduce your legal bills! Estate Planning/Long Term Care Planning Fill out the Planning questionnaire as completely as possible. Most attorneys have some type of pre-meeting questionnaire which he/she uses to gather essential information. Even if...

Probate Part II

In Part One, I discussed the process of probate. In Part Two, I will talk about avoiding probate and why it is a dirty word. When a person dies, he or she usually owns a variety of different types of assets. Real estate, life insurance, bank accounts, etc. The family...

Probate As A Dirty Word, Part I

I am asked on a regular basis, “What does probate mean?” or “Doesn’t a will avoid probate?” It is easy to forget that what seems obvious to a lawyer is not necessarily obvious to our clients. In this post and the next, I will attempt to...