Our series of posts presenting real-life situations about the consequences of dying without a will. Preparing your will is not expensive and is a great way to protect your family. Please take the time to have your will prepared. Our situation: married with children from a prior relationship. John and Cindy are married, and John
With the coronavirus pandemic sending millions of Americans scrambling to make ends meet, another type of economic fallout is bubbling in the background: consumers’ worsening credit status due to late or unpaid bills. But making a bad situation worse, some credit scores are being mistakenly dinged by the very lenders that, thanks to the protections
Blended families have become very common and they require special estate planning.
Adding a child or sibling to a joint account comes with a lot of risks about which banks will not warn you.
A power of attorney is a necessary part of protecting your family and your hard earned assets.
Without a Will: Five Common Life Situations and Consequences
How you complete your beneficiary forms can have an big impact on your estate plan.
An Elder Law attorney can help seniors with their complex legal concerns.
Creating a joint bank account is anything but routine. There are hidden risks.
On June 28, 2019, Governor Wolf approved HB 262, which includes the reduction of the inheritance tax rate from 4.5% to 0%. This applies to property transferred from a natural parent, adoptive parent or step-parent to or for the benefit of a child age 21 or under. The provision takes effect Monday, July 1, 2019.