What Are Your Options if You Have Been Left Out of the Will?

Tue Jan 31, 2023 | Estate Planning |

It can come as quite a shock to discover that you have been left out of a family member’s will. Whether it was intentional or by accident, this is one of the most common causes of will disputes. To protect your rights, you need to take immediate action and speak […]

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Do You Need an Asset Protection Plan?

Fri Dec 30, 2022 | Asset Protection |

Asset protection is an often-overlooked element of careful estate planning. This is because people rarely look beyond providing for their family after they are gone – they assume that it is sufficient to set up a trust or draft a will that directs how their assets should be distributed. The […]

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What You Need to Prove in a Fiduciary Duty Claim

Fri Dec 16, 2022 | Probate |

When an estate is admitted to probate, the personal representative owes a fiduciary duty to the beneficiaries of the estate. When conflicts arise between the personal representative and the beneficiaries, one of the most common claims that is made is that the personal representative has breached their fiduciary duty. While […]

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Understanding the Hazards of Writing Your Own Will

Wed Nov 30, 2022 | Wills |

For people with modest estates, wills can be a very straightforward and simple way to distribute your assets upon your death. There are a variety of online resources available that offer to provide you with the tools and forms you need to draft your own will for much less than […]

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