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

Estate planning for those with no spouse or children

Married couples and parents usually know who the beneficiaries of their estates will be, and who will be their health care proxy, or have the power to make health-care decisions on their behalf in the event they become incapacitated. If you are unmarried and have no children, you may wish to leave your assets to […]

When should you use a spendthrift trust?

A spendthrift trust can be useful if you have qualms that an heir will act irresponsibly with an inheritance or sell the right to payments if it is put into a trust fund. Individuals who suffer from drug or alcohol addiction may well be at risk for wasting an inheritance in order to support their […]