Video: Powers of Attorney

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5th Nov 2011

Tompkins-Law.com

18th Jun 2011

Without a living trust and/or powers of attorney for management of finances and assets, you will end up in a “legal twilight zone” if you become incapacitated. Even a Will cannot help you or your family if you are incapacitated, … more

HOW MUCH DOES ESTATE PLANNING COST?

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28th Mar 2011

It really depends on your individual circumstances, particularly the complexity and size of your estate. Most estate planning lawyers charge a flat fee, also known as a fixed fee, to prepare an estate plan, whether it is a basic will … more

Personal Service Is My Standard

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27th Dec 2010

 I have just completed my 20th year of practice in Estate Planning, Business Planning, and Estates: 19 years as a solo practitioner.  Unlike larger firms, I personally work directly with my clients, which allows me to provide a more affordable, … more

3rd Sep 2010

If you have minor children, you should have a will prepared and executed in which you nominate the guardians for the children in the event of your death. Even if the size of your estate justifies the use of living … more

7th Apr 2010

Funding a living trust or family trust is a critical step in achieving the goals of the trust estate plan. Failure to properly fund a trust will result in an overall failure of  the trust itself to carry out its … more