6 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Estate Planning Attorney

Jeremy AtwoodEstate Planning

Why You Should Hire an Estate Planning Attorney

Believe it or not, almost everyone has an estate: whether it’s your home, car, real estate, checking/saving accounts, investments, life insurance, furniture, or other personal belongings. You’ve probably spent your entire life building it from the ground. But what happens to your possessions when you’re no longer around?  Like 33% of Americans, you may want to dictate how your estate … Read More

Guardianship vs Power of Attorney: Everything You Need to Know

Jeremy AtwoodElder Law

Guardianship and power of attorney

Most of us take our decision-making faculties for granted. We trust ourselves to know what’s best, no matter the scenario. However, this might change down the line.  Your capacity to make decisions can be affected by illness, injury, or age. For example, certain mental health conditions, such as dementia, can cause you to lose control over your cognitive functions.  So, … Read More

Do You Need to Hire an Estate Planning Attorney?

Jeremy AtwoodEstate Planning

Estate planning attorney

Legally speaking, nearly everyone has an estate.  Your estate consists of all the property you own, including your home, cars, furniture, bank accounts, and cash, among other things.   You’ve probably worked very hard to acquire these assets. As a result, it may be worth your while to decide what happens to them once you pass away.  This is what estate planning is … Read More