“You may delay, but time will not,” Benjamin Franklin. Everyone knows that they need an estate plan, but few of us do anything about it. In fact, according to a 2007 study, more than 55% of Americans don’t even have a simple Will. And yet, the clock is ticking for all of us. So why don’t more of us actually put together an estate plan? For some, it’s a morbid fear that by thinking about death, … [Read more...] about 10 Essential Estate Planning Facts
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At a recent AAEPA event the topic of planning for blended families was discussed. I realized that planning for the American family is not as straight forward as it used to be. Oftentimes assumptions are made as to how a family will plan and need to be corrected. When I sit down with new clients for the first time, I am just as eager as they are to ask questions. The questions cannot just … [Read more...] about Estate Planning for Blended Families
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Wills come in all shapes, sizes and language. Each attorney has a certain style of how they write a will. It is not so much what the document says that determines whether it is a valid instrument, but how the document is executed. Each state, including Maryland, has requirements as to how a will must be executed in order for it to be a valid last will and testament. The requirements for a … [Read more...] about Do You Have a Valid Will
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Most people are unsure about the need for estate planning. The common misconception is that estate planning is for the rich. Another reason people shy away from estate planning is that they feel that estate planning is only about what happens to your money when you die. Who wants to think about death? There was a time when the major focus of estate planning was on avoiding probate. Avoiding … [Read more...] about Do I Really Need to Worry About Estate Planning?