People often have questions on Estate Planning. This is the first in a series of articles addressing those questions. This first article addresses “who” should do Estate Planning. Read on to learn more. The Questions of Estate Planning, Part I: Who … [Read more...] about The Questions of Estate Planning, Part I: Who
Planning is important. If you don’t plan, your assets go pursuant to the state’s default plan, which may be very different from what you want. If you plan, you can be sure your assets go exactly to whom you want and in a manner that can benefit them the most. Make Your Own Plan … [Read more...] about Make Your Own Plan
Aretha Franklin died intestate. Intestacy has definite drawbacks. Read on to see what this means for her family, financially and in other ways. Aretha was the Queen of Soul, but her lack of planning caused consequences she did not consider. Aretha Franklin Died Intestate: What Does It Mean for Her Family? … [Read more...] about Aretha Franklin Died Intestate: What Does It Mean for Her Family?
Ever wondered what per stirpes means? Maybe you’ve wondered the difference between per stirpes and per capita? With so many legal terms from Latin derivatives, it’s understandable that their definitions can get lost in translation. It also accounts for the number of people who will delay this important task. Here’s a look at a few of those terms, the purpose they serve and how New York determines their respective roles in estate planning. Per Stirpes or Per Capita? Let’s take a look at these … [Read more...] about Garden City NY Estate Planning: Per Stirpes, Per Capita & Other New York Legalities