November 17, 2017

How to talk to your parents about their estate planning

They want what is best for you, but are they prepared? How do you talk to your parents about their estate planning? Many of us travel […]
October 19, 2017

Beware of Unwanted Solicitation on Your Property Profile

An Offer for Your Property Profile may be unwanted solicitation in your mailbox. After a document is recorded on your property, you may receive what looks […]
September 28, 2017

Legal Separation. How is it different from Divorce?

Legal Separation.  Is it the same as filing for divorce? NO. Divorce also means “dissolution of marriage.”  Whereas, a Legal Separation means you are still married.  […]
August 2, 2017

Transferring Property Between Parents and Children

Do you know that transferring property from a parent to a child does not increase property taxes? Usually, when real property is transferred to a new […]
August 2, 2017

Pet Trust – Taking Care of Your 4-Legged Children

Setting Up a Pet Trust Have you ever wondered who would take care of your pets (aka your 4-legged children) when you die?  Whether you have […]
July 27, 2017

How to Avoid Probate

All personal and real property is subject to probate, depending upon value and ownership.  This article describes some of the more common types of property we […]
June 8, 2017

Is a Living Trust Right for You?

When planning for your future, most likely you are also thinking about how you can pass on your family legacy to your children and your grandchildren.  […]
May 13, 2017

Is a Last Will and Testament Necessary?

Do you need a Last Will? Having a Last Will and Testament may still be necessary even if you have a Living Trust.  As previously posted […]
April 10, 2017

Is your real property protected from probate? Part 6 – Living Trust

In a six part series, I provide an overview of the most common ways to hold title to your real estate property. In part 6 of […]