Do-It-Yourself Plans

4 Tips for Creating an Estate Plan that Works!

Posted on: July 13th, 2017
In a study conducted by caring.com in 2015, only 56% of American households had a will or a living trust. While most of us understand the importance of having a will in place, especially in seeing to the needs of a young family, there is still an unexplained resistance to attending to legal matters to assure that family affairs are in order....

Caution: Writing Your Own Deed to Avoid Probate Can Lead to Unintended Consequences

Posted on: May 21st, 2015
Many people believe that they do not need to pay an attorney to help them prepare and record deeds. Instead, they think that a deed form can simply be downloaded from the internet or obtained from a book, and that they can easily fill them out and record them....

4 Tips for Avoiding a Will or Trust Contest

Posted on: March 11th, 2015
A will or trust contest can derail your final wishes, rapidly deplete your estate, and tear your loved ones apart. But with proper planning, you can help your family avoid a potentially disastrous will or trust contest. ...

Who Needs an Estate Plan?

Posted on: June 12th, 2014
If you’re reading this, you need an estate plan. Why? The short answer is “Everyone, age 18 and older needs an estate plan.” ...

Can You Trust Your Trust? Why an Online Will or Trust Could Be the Dumbest Mistake You Ever Make

Posted on: April 20th, 2013
Online legal document services offer an enticing bargain. Most people realize that they need an estate plan to manage their affairs if something happens to them. And, let’s face it, estate planning attorneys are expensive....
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