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The New Year stands before us like a chapter in a book waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals. Our goal for the New Year is to continue to bring you interesting and informative content that you can use to strengthen your estate planning house and bring peace of […]

January 1, 2020

Happy New Year From Elisabeth Pickle Law, PLC

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Here are a few documents that families will need, if parents are to remain involved in the medical and financial affairs of a child who has reached adulthood.

October 21, 2019

What Estate Planning Documents Should I Have for My College Student?

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When the ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin died last year, it was believed that she hadn’t prepared any kind of estate plan, including a last will and testament. However, a few months ago, three handwritten wills were found in her home near Detroit. Two were in a locked closet and one was stuffed beneath the cushions of a couch!

October 11, 2019

Still Waiting to Update Your Estate Plan?

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Estate planning is a critical part of financial planning, but something many Americans procrastinate about. Drafting a will and a health care proxy or power of attorney, maybe creating a trust, and maximizing your loved ones’ inheritances by minimizing taxes are all important matters you don’t want to leave to chance.

October 9, 2019

How Do I Find a Great Estate Planning Attorney?

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You may be surprised at how easy it is to make an expensive mistake with your beneficiary designations.

May 22, 2019

What are the Most Common Beneficiary Designations Mistakes?

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To care for one another, many retirees are living together.

May 13, 2019

Shared Housing: What Those ‘Golden Girls’ Got Right

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As the next generation buys out, is gifted, or inherits the farm, what are frequent sticking points that arise?

April 17, 2019

What You Need to Know, If the Next Generation Is Inheriting the Family Farm

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A well-executed estate plan is a thing of beauty – but make sure you aren’t neglecting some of the equally important parts of the process.

April 12, 2019

Beneficiary Designations and Your Estate Plan

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A family from the United Kingdom has made international news, as a result of an alleged will forgery fueled by a mother-in-law’s disdain for her daughter’s husband.

April 11, 2019

Disinheritance of Family Members

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While everyone from brand new parents to great grandparents can benefit from the advice of a competent estate planning lawyer, frequently the individuals making sure that their affairs are in order, are those in their golden years. They have a common concern: what about their grandbabies?

April 10, 2019

What is the Best Way to Leave an Inheritance to a Grandchild?

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