If it's time to talk with your parents about estate planning but you're not quite sure how to start, these five tips from Ampersand Law will help you begin the conversation.Read More
A safe deposit box (aka safety deposit box) is a great place to store valuable and/or important things, right? (Wondering, "what is a safe deposit box?" Click here.) Well, it depends (and yeah, it's totally fine to insert a groan here for this classic lawyer non-response).Read More
First things first:
How a Will is made and what is can (and cannot) do is controlled by state law.
Different states allow different types of Wills.
Why haven't you gotten your estate planning done yet? If your answer is "I don't know where to start," you're not alone.
Two bits of good news:Read More
You're asking for a friend, right?
Don't worry, I won't tell.
Here are the basics:Read More
Starting a conversation with your loved ones (whether it be your parents, your partner, your siblings, your children, or others) about estate planning can feel overwhelming for many reasons. Here are five tips to help you begin.Read More
There are many reasons people avoid Estate Planning. If you're one of those folks who is avoiding it, you're not alone!Read More
Getting your estate plan documents written is (more than) half the battle. But, before you shove those freshly signed, witnessed, and notarized documents in a drawer somewhere and forget about them (and by the way, don't do that!) - please be sure you aren't making one of these seven deadly estate planning mistakes - they are all totally avoidable!Read More
You've just finished your estate plan and you're feeling like celebrating, as you should be! It's certainly a good time to spend a few moments congratulating yourself on a nice bit of "adulting accomplished" (my grown-up version of "mischief managed"). But after you've taken that victory lap, don't forget your work isn't quite done yet...Read More