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Estate planning for Married Couples: Avoid Conflicts of Interest

Estate planning is all about strategy—leaving the right assets and inheritances to the right beneficiaries; timely distributions of the estate; and avoiding as many taxes and fees as possible. Another strategic move is deciding whether you and your spouse should use the same lawyer, or whether you should each have your own lawyer. If you… Read more »

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How Much Does an Estate Plan Cost?

How much does an estate plan cost? It’s an important question. Fortunately, you can easily find the answer (specific to my services) in my Estate Plan Questionnaire (EPQ), available to all on my website. Filling out my Estate Plan Questionnaire is a great first step to completing an estate plan for you and your family. My… Read more »

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9 Reasons You Need a Lawyer to Write your Estate Plan

“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” —Shakespeare, Henry VI This line is oft-quoted to suggest the Bard felt contempt for lawyers. But, it’s notable that Will, one of the most acclaimed writers of the English language, hired a lawyer (Francis Collins of Warwick) to craft a very detailed will. DIY Will? Still,… Read more »