Today is a day when florists are running around all day long ensuring that the roses John sent to his love Mary are delivered on time. And, that the box of chocolates do not melt before Dave can get home to deliver them to his wife Sally. It is a day of romance and love.
Unfortunately, it is not such a day for all, especially for those who have lost the love of their life. For them it might be bitter sweet.
When a loved one is no longer with us, often times the pain goes further than just a broken heart on a special occasion. With no estate plan in place or clear direction for the surviving loved ones, financial, legal and tax consequences often ensue. Most of us do not want to leave our loved ones with more pain or heartbreak than they might already be suffering after our passing. The good news is that it can easily be solved.
Estate planning is one of the most important things that you can do for your family. It gives them peace of mind at an otherwise difficult time. By having an estate plan in place, taxes can be avoided or minimized, probate can be avoided, and the estate can be administered in a efficient, private and timely manner.
In a nut shell, having an estate plan means that your family is allowed to grieve your loss without worrying about the estate and how it will be administered.
While flowers and chocolate are nice, consider giving a longer lasting gift that will provide years of comfort and protection even after you are gone.
Why Choose Morris Hall:
You have a number of options when it comes to estate planning, so why pick Morris Hall? First off, estate planning and asset protection are a very complicated endeavor and you should only trust someone who focuses exclusively on those matters. Also, MH is a proud member of The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys (AAEPA) which provides us additional support, advanced training, tools and information that is not available to others – which means that we can better protect your assets and your loved ones. We are one of only two firms in Arizona that belong to the AAEPA and are the only firm in New Mexico that has been granted membership. If you have assets and loved ones that you want to protect, you are in good hands with MH. Contact us today at 888.222.1328 to schedule an appointment!
This blog should be used for informational purposes only. It does not create an attorney-client relationship with any reader and should not be construed as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney in your community who can assess the specifics of your situation.