One of the biggest estate planning myths is that only older or chronically ill people need Wills . This is simply untrue.
Something that we all have in common is that we can’t control time. When we arrive at retirement age although it’s a time for us to relax and enjoy our twilight years, it can be a stressful time for a lot of people who haven’t planned ahead.
Don’t put off your estate planning because it seems overwhelming or too hard. Use this checklist to make the process simple.
Most small business owners are known for devoting a lot of time and effort to making their business a success. Unfortunately not as many business owners put sufficient plans in place to ensure their business continues to thrive when they’re gone. Here’s why succession and estate planning are critical for business owners.
Unfortunately when it comes to Wills and Estates, assumptions, myths and misconceptions are all too common and often result in heartache and expensive mistakes. Recently we wrote a blog post about the Top 5 Wills and Estates Myths but here are 4 more common Wills and Estates misunderstandings.
When it comes providing for your loved ones in your Will, most people think immediately of their children and other family members who may be in their care. Unfortunately many of us overlook other loved ones – our pets.
When it comes to Wills and Estate Planning many people make assumptions that can lead to unnecessary confusion and further heartache for loved ones.
Testamentary Trusts are set up in a person’s Will for many reasons. What exactly is a Testamentary Trust and do you need one?
Dealing with the death of a loved one is hard enough, but it can be even harder when someone contests or challenges the deceased’s Will.
Estate planning and Wills are rarely as simple as we think. Every situation is unique, so it’s not uncommon that a person may be left out of a Will but believe they have a claim on an Estate. So where do you start if you want to contest a Will?