Frequently Asked Questions About Estate Planning

Should I Deed My Home To My Kids Before I Die?

Not too long ago someone called me wondering if he really needed a will. He explained that his mother had transferred her home to him many years before she died. When she died, probate wasn’t necessary.  “Is there a reason why I shouldn’t do that?” he asked. Our conversation brought to mind a story I … Read More

Where Should I Store My Estate Planning Documents?

So you’ve gotten your estate planning done. Great! But now what? Where do you keep these documents so that they can be they can be used to carry out your wishes in the event of your incapacity or death? Here are a few suggestions: Estate planning documents can be stored in your home A secure … Read More