Money Matters: The Real Cost of Estate Planning

Typical Client Conversation:  Client: How much does it cost to work with you?  Attorney: For this service, it will be [insert amount].  Client: Wow! I saw I could get this on the Internet for $39.95. Do I really need to spend that much on you?  Attorney: Only if you...

Family 2.0: Helping Blended Families

Family can be difficult. Whether you hold the traditional view that marriage is a union of one man and one woman who should stay married ’til death do they part, or you believe in something vastly different, there’s no denying that the concept of...

The First Steps: When a Loved One Dies

In each of our lives, we inevitably face it. Getting the heart-stopping news that someone we know (and, often, someone we love) has died. Amid of the waves of grief and emotion, we typically begin to evaluate steps which need to be taken to settle the affairs of the...

What are Letters Testamentary in Probate?

Almost daily, probate lawyers from around the country get the same phone call. “I just need to get some Letters Testamentary (or Letters of Administration) from the court clerk. Can you run down to the court and get one for me?” Uh, not so fast. It can be...