What Happens If Someone Dies Without An Estate Plan In Place?

A person who dies is known as the “decedent.” A decedent who dies without a will is known as dying “intestate.” If a person dies without a will, a court of law must follow state law (instead of the decedent’s...

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Tax Changes You Need to Know About in 2015

Each year there are changes to the tax code that affect your tax return, and 2015 is no different. Here are the changes to be aware of for the coming year: Healthcare Everyone has been talking about it, but it still...

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Why You Need to Plan Your Estate Now

Estate planning puts your mind at ease and makes things easier for your loved ones once you are gone. Nobody can predict the future and emergencies can occur at any time, which is why it is important to plan...

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What is a “Trust” and Who Needs One?

Estate planners are often asked whether trusts are only for the wealthy. Though it is not necessary for some people of modest means to establish a trust, it can be a useful estate planning tool, even if you are...

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