Monthly Archives: February 2015

Feb 2015

Guardianship vs. Power of Attorney: What’s the Difference?

An estate planning lawyer explains guardianship and power of attorney.

Whether you’re thinking about incapacity planning for yourself, a spouse, or an elderly parent, you probably have questions about the various estate planning documents that make up an incapacity plan. Frequently, people wonder whether they need a guardianship or a power of attorney. Because the two estate planning documents share similarities, many people believe they accomplish the same goals. In reality, there are several important differences between guardianships/conservatorships and powers of attorney. (more…)
Feb 2015

What Happens If I Die Without a Will?

Estate Planning Questions Answered

Making a will is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your loved ones. The goal of a last will and testament is to ensure your property is distributed to the people you care about when you pass away. A will is an incredibly powerful estate planning document that helps you protect and provide for your loved ones. Without one, your assets may not end up where you would have wanted them. (more…)