Whether 1 Divorce or 8, the End of a Marriage Impacts End-of-Life Planning

Whether 1 Divorce or 8, the End of a Marriage Impacts End-of-Life Planning

News icon Larry King recently passed away in the midst of his eighth divorce.  We will remember his many memorable interviews and nearly as many trips to the altar. He brought the famous and influential into our homes for decades, and those interviews bridge eras and...
#FreeBritney is the Pandemic Project We All Need

#FreeBritney is the Pandemic Project We All Need

This week’s pandemic guilty-pleasure television takes a more serious look at the butt of our collective joke: Britney Spears, her 2007 breakdown, and the decade-plus control her father has exercised over her life and finances thanks to a conservatorship proceeding....
New Developments Transform the Role Life Insurance Plays in Your Estate and Financial Planning

New Developments Transform the Role Life Insurance Plays in Your Estate and Financial Planning

Within the past year, a combination of new legislation and the recent change of leadership in the White House and Congress stands to dramatically increase the income taxes your loved ones will have to pay on inherited retirement accounts as well as increasing the...
Does Your Estate Plan Protect Your Intellectual Property?

Does Your Estate Plan Protect Your Intellectual Property?

If you own a business, you almost certainly have intellectual property. However, because your intellectual property is intangible, it can be invisible to you and those who aren’t familiar with the nature of intellectual property and its value, so it often gets...
Moving To A New State? Remember to Update Your Estate Plan

Moving To A New State? Remember to Update Your Estate Plan

Although you likely won’t need to have an entirely new estate plan prepared for you, upon relocating to another state, you should definitely have your existing plan reviewed by an estate planning lawyer who is familiar with your new home state’s laws. Each state has...
What You Should Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

What You Should Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

With people living longer than ever before, more and more seniors require long-term healthcare services in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. However, such care is extremely expensive, especially when it’s needed for extended periods of time. Traditional...