Consequences of a Poor Man’s Will

A “Poor Man’s Will” can have many unintended consequences that your family may not be equipped to handle. A poor man’s estate plan is when you simply just add all of your adult children to all of your accounts and property (joint tenancy) ¬†instead of getting a will drawn up. It is called a “Poor […]


Amending A Will

Codicil is an amendment or change to a current will. A codicil is meant for small changes or additions. A codicil cannot change the meaning or overall purpose of the will. Also, if the codicil requires multiple cancellations ,or multiple addition, it may be easier to make a new will because the intent of the […]


Predisposing Factors Contributing to Undue Influence

In probate law, “undue influence” is the most common ground for will contests. Undue influence is defined as influence by which a person is induced to act otherwise than by their own free will or without adequate attention to the consequences. Furthermore, “undue influence” is only an issue when the advisor is directly benefiting from […]


Which Type of Power of Attorney Fits Your Needs?

Depending on the type of power of attorney you have, are are looking into having granted can differ from case to case. Not all power of attorneys are the same, and hardly ever does one match another. For instance, some people will get a power of attorney if they are going to be away for […]


Getting Affairs In Order Before Death and Probate Law

Before your done skydiving, traveling Europe and swimming with sharks, consider getting the more important things together before your time passes. No one wants to think about their death or what will happen after they die but it will give your loved ones and friends more understanding about your personal things so there is less […]