Quinn Estate & Elder Law

“Mom, What Does Irrevocable Mean?”

2018-05-25T00:00:06+00:00

Kids sometimes ask the strangest things, especially after watching TV ads. Eight year old Sally was watching TV one lazy Sunday morning when an interview aired between a local estate planning attorney and a news reporter. The topic was the irrevocable trust, a term Sally had never heard before. So she asked the smartest person [...]

“Mom, What Does Irrevocable Mean?”2018-05-25T00:00:06+00:00

What Happens to Your Family When You Die

2018-05-25T00:06:03+00:00

Everyone who knew Sam said, “He’s a great guy.” Sam was one of those people who seemed able to talk himself out of just about any situation. But when Sam suddenly passed away, his family found themselves with a mess on their hands, and no amount of talking would save them from spending an inordinate [...]

What Happens to Your Family When You Die2018-05-25T00:06:03+00:00

5 Things You Need to Know About Mechanic’s Liens in Missouri

2018-05-17T13:52:45+00:00

If you own a business in Missouri that contracts with property owners to supply construction, equipment, supplies, or laborers, you should become familiar with mechanic’s liens in Missouri. A mechanic's lien is a legal document that could affect your operations, and even your profitability. A mechanic’s lien is a claim made for payment against a [...]

5 Things You Need to Know About Mechanic’s Liens in Missouri2018-05-17T13:52:45+00:00

Eric Knew His Dad Shouldn’t Be Driving…

2018-05-07T16:55:04+00:00

It was late when the phone rang, but Eric knew from the tone of his father’s voice that the news was not good. “What is it, Dad?” Eric asked, afraid to hear the answer. “Eric, I’ve had a car accident. I’m fine, but there is some damage.” “Dad! That’s your 3rd accident in two months!” [...]

Eric Knew His Dad Shouldn’t Be Driving…2018-05-07T16:55:04+00:00

Buying a Home and Losing Sleep?

2018-05-07T16:55:04+00:00

Phil and his wife Marie began married life like many couples do – in a small apartment fit for two. As the years went by, the young couple’s dreams grew with their incomes. On their 5-year wedding anniversary, Phil broached the subject of buying their first home. Marie’s initial reaction was excitement. Sure, having more [...]

Buying a Home and Losing Sleep?2018-05-07T16:55:04+00:00

Are You Prepared for the Future? Really Prepared?

2018-05-15T20:06:08+00:00

As estate planning attorneys serving Missouri residents, we often talk about what it means to be truly prepared for the future. So many people, especially young adults, fail to grasp the importance of estate planning. They believe only wealthy individuals need estate planning, or they think, “I’m pretty healthy. What could go wrong?” In a [...]

Are You Prepared for the Future? Really Prepared?2018-05-15T20:06:08+00:00