Estate Planning Tips for Unmarried Couples

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Estate Planning Tips for Unmarried Couples

In 2015, the landmark opinion of Obergefell v. Hodges provided for the legalization of same-sex marriage in all 50 states. This Supreme Court decision impacted many areas of law, such as divorce and family law and probate. Today, estate planning for married LGBT couples is essentially the same as for any other married couple. But […]

How COVID-19 Affected Estate Planning in America

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the lives of people around the world. One effect of the pandemic, however, has led people to take a greater interest in estate planning so they can provide for their spouse or children. Here are a few specific examples of how COVID-19 has impacted estate planning […]

You May Need to Change Your Estate Plan As Your Children Grow

Many people first consider estate planning once they have their first child. It is great to take the initiative to develop an estate plan once you have heirs to consider. However, it is equally important to make sure you update your estate plan as your children age and your own needs change. When your children […]

Tips to Help You Avoid Family Fights Over Your Estate

Unfortunately, it’s somewhat common for families to experience conflict over a loved one’s estate — especially the contents of a last will and testament. Even if you assume your family members will get along with each other after you pass away, you can still take extra steps to ensure there will be no conflict after […]