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Las Vegas Estate Planning – Blended Families
If you’ve found yourself entering your second marriage and you’re a bit older, it’s time to make sure you are making wiser decisions. Second marriages usually present blended families which can be complicated when it comes to Las Vegas estate planning. Knowing that someday something could happen to you and that your spouse and kids […]
What Type of Challenges do Couples without Children Face with Estate Planning?
Estate planning is very important and it’s a bit different for everybody. If you have children, you may face the issue of which child gets what when you pass. However, when a couple doesn’t have children, estate planning provides many different challenges. Is estate planning important for couples without children? Even though you don’t have […]
Las Vegas Estate Planning: Choosing a Trustee (5 Tips)
When it comes to Las Vegas estate planning, one of the most consequential decisions you’ll make is who will execute your will or perform the role of trustee of any trusts you set up. These people are called fiduciaries, and are legally bound to represent your interests in the event that you are no longer […]
Spring Cleaning for Your Estate Planning
It’s that time of year again: birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and you’re thinking about spring break! Spring also is a time of refreshing your life. After all, surely you’ve heard of spring cleaning. But what you might not have considered is spring cleaning – for your estate plan. If you have an […]
What is Probate?
We are often asked the question: What is Probate? No one likes to think about his or her death, but appropriately planning your estate requires you to do just that. And that means properly understand probate. If you die without a will or other estate planning documents, your assets will be subject to probate. Probate […]
What happens to your assets when you die?
If you have a will, you might be thinking that your assets will simply pass as you’ve designated in the document. While that’s true to an extent, death – like life – isn’t that simple. How your assets will pass also depend on how the assets are held. For example, if you hold property in […]
Estate Planning: What about your digital assets?
While you may have made plans for your real estate and other physical assets, have you ever thought about… digital assets? If you haven’t, Facebook’s done it for you. These days, we live our lives online. From posts that chronicle your opinions, vacations and days events to photos of friends and family, Facebook is a […]
Questions to Ask Yourself About Choosing a Legal Guardian
Choosing a Legal Guardian can be difficult, and no one wants to think about the possibility that they won’t be able to care for their children someday, but part of planning for the future is making tough decisions for those that depend on you most. Sure, you may be waiting until you’re positive of the […]
Four Estate Planning Steps That Spell “Love”
It may not sound like the most romantic gesture ever, but planning your estate can be more valuable to your loved ones than any box of chocolates or steak dinner ever could be. That’s because, when you take easy, important steps in the estate planning process, you’re not only preparing for your own financial future, […]