2-year-old Cole has a book that talks about the right and wrong ways to do things. Like, “Do wear underwear. But don’t wear it on your head!” WOULD YOU USE A MICROWAVE TO WASH DISHES? The other day I met with a client who wanted to use their microwave as a washing machine. Okay, not [...]
I once heard of someone asking her grandchildren to go around the house putting Post-it notes on the things they wanted after she was gone. Is it enough to put Post-it notes on things in your house to say who gets them after your death? I suppose it’s better than nothing, but there are definitely [...]
Maybe you’ve heard the joke about the Illini tickets left on the dash of the car in plain sight? Yep. Someone broke into the car and left 2 more tickets on the dash with them! (Cubs fans can thank me. Originally, I was going to use the Cubs in the joke.) Today we’re going to [...]
David Edwards quoted in probate newspaper article.
After losing a loved one, sometimes the question is, “Do I need to hire an attorney?” But maybe a better question to ask is, “Should I?” How would you benefit, as an executor or trustee, by hiring an attorney? How would your family benefit? Here are some reasons to hire an attorney to assist with [...]
You may have heard people discuss probate and how horrible it is. But what in the world is probate? And why do people want to avoid it?