What You Should Consider Before Scattering a Loved One's Ashes

2022-08-19T14:46:57-05:00August 19th, 2022|

Saying goodbye to a loved one is heartbreaking. Making final arrangements can be overwhelming, and knowing what you are allowed to do to fulfill your loved one's wishes is important — but it can also be confusing.

The Ins and Outs of Estate Sales

2022-08-19T14:46:57-05:00August 19th, 2022|

Following the death of a family member, you may find yourself needing to sort through many possessions accumulated over the deceased’s lifetime. An estate sale is one way to distribute, quickly and efficiently, those items that you do not want or need.


2020-03-20T14:52:57-05:00March 20th, 2020|

We know there is a growing concern within our local and worldwide communities due to COVID-19 and are committed to taking the necessary measures to remain open to help you and your families during these difficult times. We want our clients and families to know that we are staying informed about this issue and how to [...]

Two Reasons Why Testamentary Capacity Matters to You

2020-12-17T13:48:16-06:00October 31st, 2019|

Testamentary Capacity Matters, No Matter Your Age Testamentary capacity sounds like one of those boring legal terms most people want to ignore. In our profession, this issue presents itself with increasing frequency. No matter your age, it matters to you and your economic well-being. The problem doesn’t just relate to a person’s will being contested. [...]

What is an Elder Law Attorney?

2020-12-18T16:19:46-06:00May 14th, 2019|

Elder Law is a specialized area of legal practice that focuses on the type of client served rather than on the specific legal question involved. An Elder Law Attorney has a practice centered around the issues that impact older adults and people with disabilities. Because the Elder Law Attorney is committed to a type of [...]

Ancillary Probate – Avoid the Trouble and Expense

2020-12-18T16:21:53-06:00September 26th, 2018|

Ancillary probate and out-of-state assets Eric’s dad, Richard, had enjoyed the benefits of a great career as an orthopedic surgeon. He was proud of his spacious home in Chesterfield, his small but impressive collection of sports cars, and his vacation home in Montana. His investments included mineral rights in Texas and Utah. When he passed, [...]

Legal guardians – Are Your Kids Really Set for School?

2020-12-18T16:22:19-06:00August 27th, 2018|

Details matter. Sam and Lara were recently in our office updating their estate plan. Lara asked one of those all-important “what if” questions related to their grandchildren. She wanted to know what would happen to the children if tragedy befell both parents while the kids were in school. Lara’s concern is valid. She’d recently heard [...]

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