Leave A Legacy: National Estate Planning Awareness Week

In addition to drafting legal documents for all of our clients, to make sure that their assets are taken care of and their families are fully protected, we also understand at the firm that there are certain aspects that really make you, "you," which are not able to be preserved through traditional estate planning methods. That's why we conduct what we call our Legacy Interview. A Legacy Interview is something we Read More

18+ Planning – National Estate Planning Awareness Week

A question we get a lot from our clients, who are planning with us is "We are protecting our kids, but are our kids, themselves actually protected?" When this question comes from a client with older children, we advise our clients that, when your kids turn eighteen, they are legal adults. At that time, parents can no longer see their child's medical records, they can't get information about their kids, anymore, Read More

Funding Your Trust – National Estate Planning Awareness Week

A common estate planning mistake many people make – including celebrities with huge estates, like Michael Jackson or Prince – is not ensuring the trust you have created actually holds all your assets.  Unfortunately, after creating trust paperwork for their clients, most lawyers simply do not follow up to make sure this critical step is properly handled. If you’ve worked with any law office other than ours, you need Read More

Trust vs. Will: What you Need to Know- National Estate Planning Awareness Week

Our second installment for National Estate Planning Awareness Week: trusts, wills, and the difference between the two.  When most people hear "estate planning," they immediately think "will," but for parents, a simple will is, simply, not enough. A  very common questions we get is "What is the difference between and will and a trust?" In some ways they are very similar, and in some ways they are very different. The Read More

Naming Guardians- National Estate Planning Awareness Week

So, maybe you've heard that there are certain documents you need to have in place to make sure that your kids are protected no matter what, but you don't know what those documents are. Here's what we recommend if you're the parent of a young child: If you are the parent of a young child, you want to have a Kids Protection Plan in place. With a Kids Protection Plan in place, you will have named long-term guardians for Read More

National Estate Planning Awareness Week 2017

Congress has designated the third week in October "National Estate Planning Awareness Week" (October 15-21, 2017). Estate planning is an often overlooked area of personal financial management.  By some estimates, 70% of American parents do not have an estate plan!  Most mistakenly hear the word "estate" and assume "estate planning" is just for the Bill Gates of the world. Estate planning, however, is for Read More

We Need Your Help to Find our Newest Team Member!

If you’re a detailed-driven, super friendly adult who loves working with people, take a closer look! [divider style='full'] Client Services Coordinator/Receptionist Qualifications: Experienced high-end customer service/client service professional. Experience communicating with prospects/clients and other professionals in a professional, yet warm and inviting - even loving tone - is key. Quick learning, Read More

Naming Guardians: What are short and long-term guardians?

So, maybe you've heard that there are certain documents you need to have in place to make sure that your kids are protected no matter what, but you don't know what those documents are. Here's what we recommend if you're the parent of a young child: If you are the parent of a young child, you want to have a Kids Protection Plan in place. With a Kids Protection Plan in place, you will have named long-term guardians for Read More

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day from The Parents Estate Planning Law Firm, PC! Read More

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