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 »
When the Governor issued a list of essential services that included legal services, my office was relieved. The number of people who need legal assistance has actually increased in many ways, especially in my area during this pandemic, elder law.… Read More »
When you reach eighteen (18) years of age in Indiana, you can legally contract and execute asset protection and estate planning such as a Last Will and Testament, a Trust, Healthcare Representative, Durable Power of Attorney… 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.
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 »