The holiday season is in full swing, and the new year is just around the corner. With 2018 about to start, it is the perfect time to review your estate plan. You should check up on your estate plan every year and after major life events. Some of your documents may be outdated and do not reflect your current wishes or values.
Once the will is drafted, many Colorado individuals assume that they have adequately prepared for the future. While this important document does identify how assets are to be divided and who will take care of any minor children, it does not address one's wishes in the event that an illness or injury prevents the individual from making decisions for him or herself. For this reason, advance medical directives should also be drafted for each individual.
Estate planning goes a long way in protecting your family. Many families fail to understand how common mistakes can impact their future. What can you do to protect your loved ones and your assets?
Do you know what to do when a loved one dies? Losing a loved one is an understandably difficult time in your life. It is hard to know what all needs to be completed while you grieve.
Maria Pila Abel is taking great lengths to prove that her father was a famous surrealist painter best known for The Persistence of Memory, a 1931 classic featuring melting clocks in a desert landscape. Born in 1956, she alleges that Salvador Dali and her mother – who worked for a family near Dali’s Cadaques, Spain, home – had an affair.
The elderly are besieged with scams as close as their front doors, particularly over the summer months. So-called window salespeople, alleged stockbrokers, and supposed in-home care “professionals” prey on older people. These unfriendly neighborhood con artists” offer “services” too good to be true.
One of the greatest benefits of estate planning for you and your loved ones is not only documenting your wishes, but also ensuring that your goals are carried out without additional heartache and financial burden. Effective estate planning allows you to not only provide you peace of mind, but also to those you select to receive your property without unnecessary delays.
Estate planning is considered an important step that is best taken sooner rather than later. However, when tax policies are in flux because of a new White House administration, important decisions are put on hold for all the right and all the wrong reasons.
U.S. Coast Guard veteran Albert Frost died on his 100th birthday, leaving behind a variety of assets and possessions. One in particular not only had sentimental value to Frost’s beneficiaries, but could also attract a pretty penny for collectors of such memorabilia.
With instances of hacking garnering banner headlines, internet security has become a prominent issue. Complex passwords, impenetrable firewalls and other weapons are growing in their sophistication to combat the growing and sinister efforts to access confidential information.