Tag Archives: Wills

Who’s Afraid of Probate?


After reading my last blog post, a friend pointed out that you can only understand the benefits of a living trust if you know about the process of probate, and why you would want to avoid going through it.  Probate … Continue reading

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How to Choose a Good Executor


My clients sometimes have trouble choosing the right executor for their estate. Often, they feel torn between several people, each of whom they would like to honor with such an appointment. But being an executor is not just an honor. … Continue reading

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Estate Planning for Second Marriages


With people divorcing more often and living much longer than they did in the past, the frequency of remarriage is increasing.  This results in a greater number of blended families.  It is not uncommon now for couples to have “his, … Continue reading

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