Estate Planning for Snowbirds Who Have Homes in Multiple States

Tom Dove and Nancy Turtle married, made their home in Minnesota and raised children. As time went on, they grew tired of the long winters and began to dream of warmer climates. After their children graduated from college, Tom and Nancy purchased a condo in Arizona. Thus, the Doves became snowbirds.

By: Patrick Boley LL.M.  Date: January 26, 2023

Charitable Giving Considerations

As we approach the end of the year, we give thanks for our blessings and consider again how to make a positive difference.  Give to the Max Day is on Thursday, November 17th, and Giving Tuesday arrives on November 29th

By: Patrick Boley LL.M.  Date: November 15, 2022

The Family Cabin – Will it be a Haven or a Nightmare?

Family cabins spark many different emotions. For some, it is heaven on earth—a place where the family comes together and incredible memories are made. For others, it is a source of contention. They view it as an additional expense that requires more work than it is wort

September 28, 2022

Are You Ready to Pass on Your Business?

You have spent years creating a company. You have put in sweat, money, time and energy into building a legacy for your family and community. But now it’s time to hand over the reins. Are you ready? The Baby Boomer generation is in the process of retirin

August 24, 2022

Estate Planning “Living Documents”

When people think of estate planning, they tend to think of Wills and Trusts. However, there are certain documents that everyone should have in place, regardless of estate size. They are: Power of Attorney – These are for financial transactions during lifetim

August 17, 2022

Do you know the difference between a Irrevocable Trust and a Revocable Trust?

Irrevocable Trust An irrevocable trust is a separate legal entity, with its own tax identification number, set up by the trust creator (Settlor) to hold assets. Once assets are transferred to an Irrevocable trust, they cannot be taken back, and the terms of the Irrevocable trust generally cannot be changed after the document is signed….

By: Patrick Boley LL.M.  Date: August 17, 2022

Clearing Up Common Estate Planning Misconceptions

Television, movies, books, friends, family, the news media, and the internet are all full of information regarding Estate Planning. However, each person’s planning situation is unique, so reliance on a one–size-fits-all approach can lead to unintended results.With this in mind, we present the following list misconceptions people often have about estate planning

August 17, 2022

Estate Planning Checklist for Initial Consult

Preparing to have initial discussions with an estate planning attorney is never an easy thing to do. People never want to think about their own death, and setting up an estate plan requires you to do just that.

August 17, 2022