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Your estate plan is your legacy that you extend to the people you care about, and as such, it addresses your wealth and assets (whether these are modest, quite grand, or somewhere in between). Additionally, however, your outstanding debts will flow through your estate, and you want to ensure that yours are addressed in a […]

Contracts, Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts

Creditors and Estate Planning

Intergenerational wealth speaks to the mark your extended family makes on your community, and careful estate planning can help you maximize this impact for generations to come. Intergenerational wealth and estate planning are both terms that sound pretty complicated. What is more, they probably sound like something that does not pertain to you. However, intergenerational […]

Business, Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts

Intergenerational Wealth for Women Using 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

From the most basic to the very sophisticated, estate planning questions are important questions to ask – especially for women. It is 2021, and it is time for the world to accept that estate planning is an important topic for women. We are out there in the world busily taking care of our businesses, our […]

Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts

Top 5 Estate Planning Questions – For Women!

Giving to charities and non-profit organizations is a loving way to leave a legacy that can touch many people’s lives long after your death. According to the National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), Americans donated a staggering $449.64 billion to charitable causes in 2019 alone. Figures from the NPT show that the causes most benefitting from Americans’ […]

Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts, Your Community

Estate Planning and Charities

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

Your estate plan should be carefully examined if you are divorced, or considering a divorce. Visit with an experienced estate planning attorney at Ibekwe Law, PLLC to help you understand all of your legal options to ensure your finances remain protected.

Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts

Estate Planning for The Divorced

If you have made the decision to visit with your family about estate planning issues during the holidays, you may feel unsure what legal options are available to your loved ones. Estate planning often involves more than just a Last Will and Testament and can include many different financial and legal tools to ensure your […]

Estate Planning, Family, Wills & Trusts

Understanding Common Estate Planning Documents and Options

Even if you are gathering with your family over Zoom, consider visiting your loved ones about estate planning during the holidays. Learn how an experienced estate planning attorney at Ibekwe Law, PLLC, can help you make sure your legal and financial rights remain protected.

Estate Planning, Family, Wills & Trusts

Visiting with Family About Estate Planning During the Holidays

  Congratulations! You have officially completed your estate plan with Ibekwe Law, PLLC. Here is a helpful checklist for what to do with your new documents. Properly Store Your Documents Keep your executed documents properly stored in an organized way. You can keep them in a fire safe box, somewhere in your house, or in […]

Estate Planning, Family, Wills & Trusts

Next Steps After You Execute Your Estate Plan

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