Accidental gunfire claimed 348 lives from 2001-2010 in Alabama, and gunshots of undetermined intent killed 147 in Arizona. And while both resulted in far fewer
Creating a Virtual Asset Instruction Letter
Think about the information you store online. There’s the Pinterest page where you keep a collection of family recipes, the Instagram account where you keep
Conservatorships and Guardianships: What’s the Difference?
Bobby Brown and Pat Houston will be co-guardians for Bobbi Kristina Brown. Their attorneys said in a statement Friday that Bobby Brown and the sister-in-law
Is “Crummey Power” Really Good or Really Crumby?
There was one estate planner who had a stroke of marketing brilliance a long time ago. He or she decided that we should call death
Are You Ready for Cousin Itt to Be the Guardian of Your Kids?
Estate planning allows you to decide how your assets should be distributed upon your death. In essence it allows control from the grave! And a
A Word or Two about Guardianship
“Planning for death is a morbid thing to do,” admits Kelli Gardner, an estate attorney in Portsmouth. “People don’t like to deal with unpleasant things.”
Announcing Your Estate Planning Service Team!
Help is on the way! Let’s meet the team members who are there to help you to be a great fiduciary, or for you to
Twisted Sister Drummer’s Estate Planning Didn’t Rock
When Twisted Sister drummer AJ Pero died on March 20, it caught his fans and bandmates by surprise — and Pero’s own lack of estate
Marrying after 50
Coming together at 50-plus is different from getting married in your 20s, particularly when it comes to money. "You've had a lifetime of solidifying your
Two Major Mistakes in Estate Planning
You're probably well aware of the need to orient your investments toward retirement, but you might be less aware of the need for an estate
Retirement Planning Advice from the Great Plains
An important area for review at this time of year, associated with tax savings, is retirement planning. If one is a farm or ranch owner,
Thinking about Estate Planning or Actually Planning for It?
Chances are you’ve spent plenty of your free time thinking about the money you’ll have available at retirement. But what have you done to plan