Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.

- Denis Waitley

Family Law and Estate Planning Blog

Octogenarians Remarry After Being Divorced for 40 Years

Just when it seemed things couldn’t get any stranger, two 85-year-olds are remarrying after being divorced for over 40 years. When the couple was first married, they were just teens. The groom was a bellhop and just starting a military career. They had no wedding reception; they simply went home after being married by a […]

Complexities and Oddities of Estate Tax Demonstrate Need for a Skilled Lawyer

If you have been following the vicissitudes of the estate tax field, it may come as no surprise that having a skilled, informed lawyer can be very beneficial. If you haven’t been following it, you may be shocked to find out how much complexity there is trying to get a handle on estate tax planning […]

Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples

Legal recognition of same-sex marriage varies from state to state, and parental rights vary depending on the legal status of the relationship. Same-sex couples are advised to take the steps needed to preserve their assets, including last will and testament, durable power of attorney and advanced directives, with particular attention when there are children as […]