3 things that can happen if you ignore estate planning needs

On behalf of Kadish & Anthony Law Group posted in estate administration & probate on Friday, February 17, 2017. It’s understandable that individuals put off estate planning; these things can be overwhelming or even frightening to consider, especially if you don’t have the right professional help to work through the process. But estate planning doesn’t have to be frustrating or scary, and getting your plansContinue reading

What should you consider when choosing a guardian?

On behalf of Kadish & Anthony Law Group posted in guardianships & conservatorships on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. One of the biggest decisions you might make as a parent — and a decision that many people never consider — is who might be the guardian of your minor children if something happens to you. This can be a frightening thing to consider, so it’s understandableContinue reading

How likely are you to succeed when contesting a will?

On behalf of Kadish & Anthony Law Group posted in estate administration & probate on Monday, February 13, 2017. If you see injustice or unfairness, you’re supposed to speak out, right? What happens when the injustice you see relates to the estate of a friend or loved one, and you believe that the will that has been filed isn’t actually valid. Perhaps the information inContinue reading

Guardianship and adult autistics: What to consider

On behalf of Kadish & Anthony Law Group posted in guardianships & conservatorships on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Watching your child turn 18 can bring a lot of mixed emotions for any parent, but when that child is on the autistic spectrum you’re faced with additional concerns that most parents don’t have to consider. Does your young adult child need a guardian? For some parents,Continue reading

The type of trust you set up can impact beneficiaries

On behalf of Kadish & Anthony Law Group posted in trusts on Friday, February 10, 2017. When you are making an estate plan, the type of trust you choose for your assets can have an impact on the beneficiaries. If you have a person who is going to be the beneficiary of a trust and who is the recipient of government benefits, you should beContinue reading

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Dealing with IRA funds after someone passes away

On behalf of Kadish & Anthony Law Group posted in estate administration & probate on Friday, February 10, 2017. IRAs are often touted as a good solution for those who want to save for retirement, and there’s nothing untrue about that claim in most cases. As with any financial plan, you probably want to make sure you spread your eggs into several baskets, but anContinue reading

Seek professional assistance for complex trust situations

On behalf of Kadish & Anthony Law Group posted in trusts on Thursday, February 9, 2017. No matter how streamlined your assets are, if you plan on invoking any other estate document than a basic will, things can get complex quickly. Even a simple will isn’t always as basic as you might think, and you have to ensure that your estate plans align with stateContinue reading

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What is probate and how does it work?

On behalf of Kadish & Anthony Law Group posted in estate administration & probate on Thursday, February 9, 2017. You may have heard of the term “probate” without ever really understanding just what is means. In simple terms, probate is the process of transferring property previously owned by a decedent to the beneficiaries and heirs after the death of the person. Probate goes through thisContinue reading

Acting as the guardian for an adult

On behalf of Kadish & Anthony Law Group posted in guardianships & conservatorships on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. When we say guardian, most people probably think of the relationship between minor children and the person tasked with caring for them if something happens to one or both parents. While that is one type of guardianship, you can also become the guardian of an adult personContinue reading

Estate administration: comprehensive, timely planning is key

On behalf of Kadish & Anthony Law Group posted in estate administration & probate on Monday, February 6, 2017. You’re reading this, so you must have some interest or curiosity about estate planning and what it centrally encompasses. Given the importance of the subject, many individuals and families do readily acknowledge that they need to devote some time and effort to estate considerations. Having notedContinue reading