Everyone has that one chore that always falls to the bottom of the to do list. It’s usually cleaning the gutters or washing windows. All too often, people wrongly lump estate planning into the “chore” category, pushing it to the bottom of the priority list. When the time comes to get serious about estate planning, people often feel that it is too much information at once.
Art collectors generally put a lot of thought into what artwork to bring into their collection. It can also be very important for them to give careful thought as to what will happen with their collection when they pass away.
Everyone wants to establish a legacy during their lifetime – whether it’s for their career, their generosity or their ambition. People tend to underestimate how little actions can leave a considerable impact on the world around you.
There is a misconception about a resident's ability to travel while holding a visa in the United States. Most people believe that once you are in America, you are not allowed to leave U.S. soil or else your visa may be at risk.
Being forced to talk about a day when you are no longer around for your family is probably not your ideal evening, but it may be something you need to do. Estate planning is necessary for all families, though it does require you to talk about an unpleasant topic.
Creating an estate plan and getting a divorce are both huge life events, but many people do not realize that they are connected. During a divorce, there are probably a million different things going through your head, but is estate planning one of them? If not, it should be.