Common Law Marriage in Probate

Your partner just died.  You and your partner lived together for twenty years.  Are you the surviving spouse?  Does it matter?  If he died with a Will, it may or may not matter.  If he died without a Will, answering this question will be key to determining if you have any interest in his estate. Read more

Post-Divorce Planning

When you are in the midst of a divorce, your estate planning documents may not be the first thing on your mind.  However, once the Divorce Decree is signed, you will want to make sure you have taken steps to update your documents to reflect your new status and to meet your new goals. Read more

College Essentials

Most parents don't realize once their child turns 18 they no longer have any legal control over the child's finances, medical decisions or access to medical information.  If your child is about to head off to college Read more