Monthly Archives: July 2012

More Bite Than Bark: Pet Trust Law Provides More Protection for Fido

Almost 60% of all homes in the United States have at least one pet.  And yet, pets are often overlooked when it comes to estate planning.  One particular reason for this is because pet trusts have proven to be notoriously … Continue reading

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Life Partners After Death?: Important Estate Planning Issues for Same Sex Couples

For gay and lesbian couples, life is often full of issues which are somewhat unique when compared to what the mainstream experiences.  Aside from the obvious issues of dealing with a lack of understanding from the general populace, there are … Continue reading

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The Digital Headstone: Planning for Social Media After Death

What happens to your Facebook account when you die?  Is your twitter account going to tweet on when you are no longer around?  Believe it or not, death is changing. Death is one of those constants in life that we … Continue reading

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Estate Taxes: The Sleeping Giant of 2012

The great recession has caused a lot of people in this country a lot of pain and stress.  People worry about their jobs, their retirement plan and their overall quality of life.  One thing that the majority of the general … Continue reading

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