A more present sense of one’s own mortality may drive those who have not made plans before to begin the process of creating an estate plan. For those who have existing plans, are they up to date? How does the changing economic environment affect prior decisions?
We should take this opportunity to learn again what it really means to be social and find new forms of social connection.
While some of you are home, practicing social distancing and frequent hand washing to avoid the Coronavirus, remember that scammers are still busy trying to take advantage of people.
Many people draft personal notes to their loved ones and their successors. However, few take the time to pen a thoughtful letter to their executor to help guide their decisions in the future.
Businesses across the globe have experienced unprecedented interruptions and closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many businesses are finding it difficult to perform their contractual obligations. Consequently, a common but often overlooked contractual clause is in the limelight: the force majeure clause. Contrary to popular belief, the mere existence of a force […]
The recent decline in asset values may make gifting a more attractive estate planning technique for many individuals, especially if you are considering gifts of stock or other non-cash assets.
Lawmakers in Washington are making it easier for Americans struggling with the fallout from the coronavirus to draw on the trillions of dollars in their 401(k)s and other retirement accounts.
I am my late brother’s sole beneficiary on various investments held at different investment companies. I would like to divide the assets equally among three relatives.
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In times of uncertainty, your estate planning documents become even more important. More than telling people what to do with your money and property after you die, your documents give trusted individuals the authority to take care of you should you be unable to take care of yourself. If you, like many others, find yourself […]