When I first become an attorney in 1988, the Last Will and Testament (“Will”) controlled most, if not all, of the distribution of a person’s probate assets upon their passing. Today, assets can be distributed at death in other non-probate ways.… Read More »
As part of my estate planning process with clients, especially after the holidays and spending time with family and other loved ones, I discuss considering talking to your loved ones about topics that are important to you… Read More »
In order to have a valid written Last Will and Testament (“Will”) in Indiana, the “testator” (person making the Will) needs to be at least 18 years of age (younger if in armed services), of sound mind whose signature is witnessed by 2 independent witness.
You might have noticed your parents, or loved ones, need more help such as the house is uncharacteristically dirty; they are not eating properly; they are having problems… Read More »
In last month’s article I discussed meeting with clients after a death of a loved one, and the process of gathering information regarding the decedent, and said person’s affairs.… Read More »