What Should I Bring to an Estate Planning Consultation

What Should I Bring to an Estate Planning Consultation

So you’ve just scheduled an appointment to meet with an attorney at Morneau Law to go over your Estate Plan.  You may be wondering what you need to do to prepare, and if there is anything you will need to bring with your to your appointment. In some instances, there are certain documents you may bring that will […]

What Happens to Your Belongings When You Die?

What happens to your belongings when you die?

The answer is: it depends.  Some of the things that might determine where your property goes, also referred to as your “estate,” when you pass are whether you are married; if you have a Will; if you have a Trust; and if you had a Trust was it properly funded?  Usually the most important thing to know is whether your loved ones […]

By |December 9th, 2015|ESTATE ADMINISTRATION, ESTATE PLANNING, Living Will, Trusts, Wills|

Do I need a Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare?

Do I need a Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare?  The short answer is: Yes.

Living Will

A  Living Will is a document that only becomes relevant once a person is determined to be terminally ill by two physicians.  It allows you to make the choice regarding whether you want artificial life sustaining procedures to be used.  You are also able to decide whether […]