One of the best parts of my job is to present seminars – engagements where I have an opportunity to speak with and educate a lot of people! It is important for the public to have the right information so they can make educated decisions. And one of the key components that I want folks to learn is that there is so much information that the public just does not know.
One of my favorite pictures I present at the seminar is the ostrich with its head in the sand. By hiding its head, it is protected from all that ails of the world. We humans are not much better. The old axiom reads, “Ignorance is Bliss.” By not knowing what is out there, we feel we are protected, much like the ostrich.
Unfortunately, that thinking does not actually work.
At Morris Hall, we feel that planning your estate helps ensure that you and your loved ones are in a position to make a difficult time easier. Planning ahead helps ensure that the people who you want are able to execute your wishes, in a manner that you have outlined, and to do so with the least amount of delay and expense as possible.
But for us to help do that for you, you have to take the first step and see one of our attorneys. I like doing the seminars because I can get some more people to take the crucial first step; meet with me and discuss what they want to have happen.
I just wish I could do more.
Make your appointment today. Don’t be the ostrich. Hold your head up, and plan your future with the help of MH.
Contributed by MH Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Las Cruces Estate Planning Attorney, James P. Plitz.
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