"Privacy and Estate Planning" by Attorney Nicole Livingston (Audio) Privacy is important, especially in today’s world. Learn how estate planning can enhance or reduce your privacy. From the dawn of time, humans have been concerned with privacy. In the biblical story of Adam and Eve, the couple sought the privacy provided by fig leaves as they left the Garden of Eden. When species Homo … [Read more...] about Basics of Estate Planning: Privacy and Estate Planning
Probate is often necessary to facilitate the transfer of assets after a death occurs. While you want the probate process to move as quickly as possible so new heirs can take ownership, some issues and complications can arise that cause delays. A process could take a year, with some estates probated more quickly while others take much longer. It often takes this long due to extensive legal … [Read more...] about What Can Slow Down the Probate Process?
It's all about your "stuff" more commonly referred to as your assets which in essence is "your estate". What planning do you have in place to make sure that your real estate, savings, IRAs, jewelry, art, etc. will be distributed to those that you intend? In other words have you completed a comprehensive estate plan that will determine who will inherit what you want, when you want and how you … [Read more...] about FREE Estate Planning Seminars Next Week! Is Your Estate Protected?
If you are thinking about leaving money to someone who isn't very good with managing financial matters, you may wish to consider using a spendthrift trust. A spendthrift trust is a powerful tool that makes it possible for you to protect a loved one from himself. If you have worked hard to build a legacy that you are going to leave to your family members, you don't want someone's … [Read more...] about How Does a Spendthrift Trust Work?
The executor of a will has a lot of important responsibilities during the probate process. Unfortunately, there are circumstances where executors are not able to fulfill those responsibilities in an appropriate way. If this happens, it can be unfortunate for everyone involved. Executors should try to do everything they can to avoid errors and to fulfill their duties so they can honor the wishes of … [Read more...] about What if an Executor of a Will Makes a Mistake?
The clock is ticking! If you have not yet signed up for one of our Free Estate Planning Seminars, time is running out! The Waldorf location is already full! We still have seats at Chesapeake Beach, Edgewater, Annapolis and Bowie but they are filling up fast! The presentation establishes the necessary components of an effective estate plan. It is delivered as a case study profiling the … [Read more...] about Free Estate Planning Seminars Next Week! Register now!
The seminar schedule for our Free Estate Planning March 2017 seminars has been posted at https://www.sinclairprosserlaw.com/seminars/ Once there you will be able to register for our seminar and download our Free Estate Planning Worksheet. There's a lot that goes into setting up a comprehensive estate plan, but with our FREE worksheet, you'll be one step closer to getting yourself and your … [Read more...] about Free Estate Planning seminar schedule for March 2017 is now available!
THE ANNAPOLIS SEMINAR IS NOW FULL BUT WE HAVE PLENTY OF SEATS STILL AVAILABLE IN BOWIE, EDGEWATER AND CHESAPEAKE BEACH! Sinclair Prosser Gasior is please to invite you to our upcoming Estate Planning Seminars in September of 2016. To register visit https://www.sinclairprosserlaw.com/seminars/ or call (410) 573-4818 and (301) 970-8080. The presentation establishes the necessary components … [Read more...] about Did you forget to sign up for our FREE Estate Planning Seminars – September 2016
After you signed your estate planning documents, the next logical question is where should I keep my documents? The answer really depends on your individual circumstances. The Register of Wills office in the county where you reside can store your Last Will and Testament in their safe for safekeeping purposes. If you think someone will destroy your will or tamper with your will, then it is … [Read more...] about Where Should I Keep My Will?
Our Free Estate Planning Seminars in March have just been posted on our website https://www.sinclairprosserlaw.com/seminars/ for Waldorf, Chesapeake Beach, Bowie, Edgewater and Maryland. It's not too early to register as many of our locations have limited seating and will fill up fast! Visit https://www.sinclairprosserlaw.com/seminars/ and register today! … [Read more...] about Free Estate Planning Seminars in March