Monthly Archives: May 2021
How Much Effort Does The Personal Representative Of An Estate Have To Put Into Finding Long-Lost Relatives?
Estate planning lawyers make life a lot easier for the personal representatives of the estates of deceased people. Under ideal circumstances, the decedent will have written a will that lists all the family members and other parties to whom the decedent wishes to bequeath their property. It will also accurately list all of the… Read More »
Along with surprise medical bills, shell corporations could soon be a thing of the past. A shell corporation is a company that appears to belong to no one, sometimes because its dealings are so shady that no one wants to claim responsibility for it. People have set up shell corporations (or perhaps more accurately,… Read More »
One of the most important decisions you make in estate planning is choosing someone to make legal and financial decisions on your behalf if you become too ill to make your own decisions. A power-of-attorney is a document that authorizes someone else to sign documents to indicate your consent to financial transactions and legal… Read More »
The COVID-19 pandemic is dragging on into its second year, like a song with a catchy riff that eventually trails off into an endless outro of guitar noodling. The number of new COVID-19 infections is decreasing in most states, more people are getting vaccinated, and there are murmurings that some once-normal activities might be… Read More »