A well thought out and properly drafted estate plan can go a long way toward protecting you and your assets while you are alive along with providing for the distribution of your estate after you are gone. Furthermore, it can provide you with the peace of mind that comes with knowing your wishes … [Read more...] about Why Should I Execute an Advance Directive?
You have undoubtedly heard from friends and family members all about the importance of creating an estate plan – putting a Will or Trust in place. You listened and you are finally going to make your estate plan a reality. One thing no one explained though, was what to do with your estate … [Read more...] about Where Should I Store My Estate Planning Documents?
If you have yet to create an estate plan, you have surely had to listen to well-meaning friends and family members urge you to get started on a plan. They may not, however, have explained to you some of the reasons why having an estate plan in place is so vital to you and your loved … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons You Don’t Want to Die Intestate
Any parent knows that being a parent is both the most rewarding, and most terrifying, role you will likely ever undertake. The moment you became a parent your priorities undoubtedly changed. The desire to protect and provide for your children guides all your decisions, including those you make … [Read more...] about Estate Planning Tips for Parents with Minor Children
Have you been putting off estate planning despite listening to friends and family harp about how important it is to have a plan in place? If so, you are hardly alone. About half of all Americans do not have an estate plan, even though most of them acknowledge the important nature of estate planning. … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons to Create an Estate Plan
Joint tenancy is a commonly used form of ownership between two or more people. It can be an easy solution. However, it can have drawbacks. Read on to learn more. Joint Tenancy Pros and Cons … [Read more...] about Joint Tenancy Pros and Cons
Hopefully, you already understand the benefits you gain from having an estate plan in place, even if you have yet to create that plan. Now, however, it’s time to get started creating your plan. To help you feel better prepared, the estate planning attorneys at Morris Hall PLLC offers some estate … [Read more...] about Estate Planning for the Beginner
Five Estate Planning Strategies in COVID-19’s ‘Brave New World’ The sudden shock of COVID-19, social distancing, and sheltering-in-place has forced many individuals to review and address situations rarely discussed or considered, and new unthinkable realities. While many older folks … [Read more...] about Five Estate Planning Strategies in COVID-19’s ‘Brave New World’
The SECURE Act passed in late December. The SECURE Act changes some lifetime rules, but the biggest change concerns rules for beneficiaries. Read on to learn more. … [Read more...] about The SECURE Act and What It Means for You
You owe federal income tax wherever you live. But your overall tax burden can vary dramatically depending on where you live. Read on to learn more. Best Places to Retire: State Taxation … [Read more...] about Best Places to Retire: State Taxation