Estate Planning Blog

What Happens If You Become Incapacitated?

Many people ask what would happen if they were in the hospital and unable to make their own medical decisions? The answer depends on whether you planned ahead.
05/24/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
Read More

Does Power of Attorney Perform the Same Way in Every State?

The law sometimes appears to contradict itself. Specifically, the words ‘anything and everything’ do not always legally mean ‘anything and everything’.
05/23/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
Read More

How Do I Find a Great Elder Law Attorney?

Did you know someone who is 65 today has a 70 percent chance of needing long-care treatment in the future? Even seniors who have saved up for their waning years can find it a challenge to pay for nursing home costs, especially when relying only on Medicare coverage.
05/21/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
Read More

What Is a Power of Attorney?

A power of attorney is a legal document with which a principal authorizes an agent to act on the principal’s behalf and for the principal’s benefit.
05/20/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
Read More

Should I Have a Roth IRA?

Roth individual retirement accounts allow you to pay income tax on your retirement savings upfront, so you won't be stuck with a tax bill in retirement when you can least afford to pay it.
05/19/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
Read More

Can You Inherit a House with a Mortgage?

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is never easy. When inheritances, homes, estates and mortgages are involved, tensions can run high within a family. It is easy to get lost in the paperwork and terms.
05/18/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
Read More

Should You Update Your Estate Plan?

Frequent triggers also include changes in the health of executors and guardians; changes in laws, which may impact tax and legal strategies; and changes in state residence, which can also impact planning.
05/17/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
Read More

Why Is Communication Important in Estate Planning?

For most families, the estate planning process is more involved than simply naming beneficiaries. While the primary goal of estate planning is transferring assets in an orderly and tax-efficient manner, it’s just as important to focus on preserving wealth across generations.
05/13/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
Read More

How Do I Contest a Will?

Being disinherited or left out of a will is the last thing you want to discover in the wake of losing a loved one. Although it can be very hurtful to not be included, the fact that a person is disinherited does not necessarily indicate foul play.
05/12/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
Read More

My Children Really Don’t Want My Stuff?

Your grown children will not agree to be the recipients of your downsizing, if it means their upsizing.
05/11/22 • by: Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
Read More
1 2 3 4 5
Integrity Marketing Solutions - Estate Planning Marketing
Powered by
cross linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram