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If you find yourself wondering –what is estate planning –rest assured, you are not alone. Estate planning is actually a broad area of the law that very generally addresses how your assets –or estate –will flow to your family and loved ones when the time comes. Because estate planning is a legal endeavor –and because […]

Estate Planning, Getting Started

What Is Estate Planning?

If you are one of the many busy women making your financial mark on the world, you need professional entrepreneurial wealth and asset protection on your side. Women, on average, earn less than men in the same professions, but this does little to stop us from holding our own when it comes to building our […]

Business, Getting Started, Wills & Trusts

Entrepreneurial Wealth and Asset Protection

Estate planning and couples is an important topic for all, whether you are married, unmarried, or in a same-sex relationship. Estate planning can be more critical for unmarried couples, as not having a plan could leave the surviving partner unable to make end-of-life or financial decisions for their loved one. It could also leave the […]

Estate Planning, Family, Getting Started

Estate Planning And Couples

Self-care and estate planning actually should go hand in hand. Just as you would plan for your physical health, emotional health, and overall well-being, planning for how your finances are handled after your death or how your health or finances are taken care of if you are unable to do so are both acts of […]

Getting Started, Wills & Trusts

Estate Planning is Self Care

  How would you feel? Having no plan and allowing your family to “take care of it,” most likely on their dime and with their time, is just like this scenario. Not only is your family mourning your death, but they have no guidance on how to handle your affairs. This likely leads to disagreements, […]

Getting Started

My Family Will Take Care of Everything When I Die

  Yesterday was quite the day. My team executed several wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and other legal documents to help clients prepare for death and unexpected emergencies. ⁣ ⁣⁣ My husband and I updated our will and trust as well. (We are pointing at the super cute box where we stored our shiny new […]

Getting Started

Attorneys Need Estate Plans Too

Millennial women are powerful. I can say that because I too am a millennial woman. We are highly educated (sometimes from the school of hard knocks), talented, committed, innovative and ready to take on any challenge head-on. Watch out now! Keep reading to discover how millennial women (like all women) benefit from estate planning. The […]

Estate Planning, Getting Started

Hey, Millennial Women: Estate Planning is for You Too!