Estate Planning

Should you disinherit someone?

When you're creating your estate plan, you may have an heir that you don't really feel comfortable leaving large amounts of financial assets to. Perhaps they have had problems with drugs, alcohol or gambling addictions in the past. Maybe you're just afraid that they...

Reasons to update your estate plan

Creating an estate plan is a responsible thing that all adults should consider. However, an estate plan won’t remain the same forever. As your life changes, you should update your estate plan to reflect them. Some of the times you should update your estate plan are...

What can be done about a rogue executor?

The executor of an estate plays a crucial role in the probate process. They are tasked with identifying and consolidating assets belonging to the estate for passage to the intended beneficiaries. It means that the executor runs the show for the period the estate goes...

Pets can be part of your estate plan

Many people love their pets and want them to be taken care of no matter what. Some people don’t realize that they can leave instructions for pets in their estate plan. There are several things that you should think about when you’re planning for your pet. Taking the...