Category Archives: Other ways to Protect Children

Parents of Disabled Children Should Know The Importance Of Special Needs Planning

posted: April 12, 2011

Estate planning is incredibly important for all parents, as it allows them the opportunity to make very difficult choices.  It provides the chance to determine who will raise your minor children if you can’t, what money will be set aside or used for their upbringing, and even what money will be used to support them […]

How Does Bankruptcy Affect Estate Planning

posted: November 15, 2010

There were recent reports that Wall-Street economist have declared the recession officially over. I am not certain through whose eyes they determined this. I look around and still see far too many families struggling to recover to consider it over.   And while I acknowledge things may be improving on some level, I still find it […]

Privacy Advantages of a Living Trust

posted: November 10, 2010

I have assisted clients as a wills and trust attorney for over 10 years.  In that time, I have found that many clients do not fully understand the privacy issues that will face their family should they die without a living trust. If you have a Last Will and Testament or no written plan in […]

Don’t risk disinheriting your future children

posted: May 2, 2010

I met with a couple last week who wanted me to review a Will they had prepared last year. They went to an on line website to do it themselves.  They answered all the questions that popped up and received a nicely put together document. The reason they had come to me was because they […]

7 Steps To A Special Needs Estate Plan

posted: November 2, 2009

Caring for children with special needs presents daily challenges which make it difficult to do much in the way of planning or preparing for the future. However, parents of special needs children need to pause to consider what may happen to their special-needs child if something should happen to them. With increasing life spans among […]

Two Great Ways To Protect Your Kids In Case Of Emergency


The fall is a busy time for planning and preparation. It’s also an important time to safeguard your children in the event of an emergency. As both a mom, and an estate planning attorney, I have seen the importance of having a plan in place for emergency situations. Parents are used to filling out emergency […]


posted: July 21, 2009

As a parent, I wish that I could be with my child every second of the day. This way, I could make 100% certain that she would never be hurt, heartbroken, disappointed or alone.  However, I know the reality is that that could never be possible. A big part of my practice is structured to […]


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