We celebrate Father’s Day in June, honoring dads who devote themselves to raising children and building families. To protect a family, create a legacy and prepare for the future, young fathers are wise to invest their time and attention in estate planning.
Ben Franklin once said, ‘… nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.’ For all certainties in life, the best thing you can do is plan for their eventual occurrence.
Given their salaries and the chances of getting sued, physicians should strongly consider estate planning early in their careers.
For most people, entering the realm of estate planning can feel a bit like traveling as a tourist into another culture. Because the language itself is unfamiliar, asking a question can result in an answer that is equally confusing.
A will allows you to distribute your worldly goods, select a guardian for minor children and name an executor to carry out your wishes.
Here’s what you need to consider, when looking to hire an elder law attorney.
Have you thought about how you’d like your family to continue after you’re gone? Having an estate plan isn’t just for the ultra-wealthy.
While we are alive, we can clearly make our own decisions. Unfortunately, one day you may find yourself in a situation where you cannot make your own decisions. Such situations occur most often in accidents, illnesses (physical or mental) and simple aging situations.