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June 20, 2017

Pet Trust

Written by: Michael G. Carroll

What about planning for our pets?

Pets are for many empty nesters valuable companions and beloved members of their “family.”  But many people fail to consider their pets in the estate planning.  Leona Helmsley was noted many years ago for creating a lavish trust to benefit her pets.  Brittany Spears reportedly spends a great deal on her 5 pets as well.

June 02, 2017

Digital Assets

Written by: Erin M. Thrash

After your death or in the event of your incapacity who has the authority to access, modify, control, archive, transfer, and delete your digital assets? 

May 22, 2017

Written by: Erin M. Thrash

Naming a guardian for children is the most common reason young couples come in to prepare their estate plan.  Often, they’ve been discussing the idea before finally agreeing on who to name as their child’s guardian.  Many times, however, they still have not made a decision when they come to see us.  For those who are procrastinating on your estate plan because you and your partner cannot seem to agree upon a guardian for your child, we have a few considerations for you:

May 09, 2017


Written by: Erin M. Thrash