Category Archives: Estate Administration

What Do I Do After a Loved One Dies?

We as attorneys are often asked about what steps need to be taken following an individual’s death.  Whether it’s expected or accidental, the death of a loved one is often surprising.  Some actions must be taken immediately, while with others … Continue reading

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Co-Ownership of Financial Accounts with Your Children–Tread Carefully!

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Elderly clients often ask if they should add one of their children as a co-owner of their bank accounts so that the child can assist the client with the payment of bills. The short answer usually is “No” because this … Continue reading