The Process of Creating Your Will

The Process of Creating Your Will

Getting ready to create your will: Okay, so you get the idea and importance of creating a will. But what does it actually look like to make one? How do you prepare before you meet with an estate planning attorney, and what are the concrete steps once you do? If the...
The Real Reason To Plan Your Estate

The Real Reason To Plan Your Estate

A Common Regret Your eyes travel to your dad’s face, motionless on the crisp white pillowcase, and you shake your head. It’s not that he didn’t know he should set up an appointment to plan his estate at some point. You’re sure he thought about it, despite all...
Is Avoiding Probate The Right Choice For My Estate?

Is Avoiding Probate The Right Choice For My Estate?

Is Avoiding Probate Automatically the Better Choice? Start With Understanding Exactly What Probate Is Okay so, probate. If you’ve heard the word at all, chances are it might seem a bit scary. A lot of people wonder if avoiding probate is possible and better than going...
Estate Planning In Virginia

Estate Planning In Virginia

Every state’s requirements for wills and estate distribution is a little different. If you made an estate plan years ago in Georgia, it might not meet all state requirements if you’ve moved to retire in North Carolina. A nuisance, right? Right. But it’s important for...
Thinking About Estate Planning, And Why It Matters

Thinking About Estate Planning, And Why It Matters

  “Estate planning is not just for the wealthy. It’s for anyone who happens to love and care for someone.” – Living Trust Network Staff A Picture’s Worth A Thousand … Feelings When I was a little girl, my grandmother had a painting by Andrew Wyeth hung in her and...