There is certainly no right or wrong way to handle being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s; however, there are some practical steps you should take because of that diagnosis. To help you focus on what you can do now to protect yourself and your wishes down the road, the Bellevue elder law attorneys at Legacy Estate Planning, […]
How Do I Protect My Pet in My Estate Plan?
If you have a beloved family pet, chances are good that you spend a considerable amount of time and money on your pet. You probably think of your pet as a member of the family and is considered when making major decisions that affect the entire family. Have you considered, however, what will happen to […]
5 Reasons to Get Your Estate Plan Started Today
If you have yet to get started on an estate plan, you are hardly alone. In fact, despite recognizing the importance of having an estate plan in place, over half of all Americans do not have one. To help motivate you to get your estate plan started though, the Bellevue estate planning attorneys at Legacy […]
When Should I Review My Estate Plan?
Creating a comprehensive estate plan is one of the best gifts you can give to yourself and to your loved ones; however, do not make the mistake of simply forgetting about it because an estate plan is something that needs to be reviewed and revised throughout the course of your lifetime for it to work […]
Why Is Incapacity Planning So Important?
A comprehensive estate plan should accomplish much more than just creating a roadmap for the division of your estate upon your death. Exactly which additional components you decide to include in your estate plan will be a personal decision based on your unique needs and goals. One additional component that should be found in every […]
How to Leave More than Just Your Assets Behind
Understanding the need for a comprehensive estate plan is important; however, an estate plan only passes down your tangible assets. To pass down more than that you need to incorporate legacy planning into your overall estate plan. Legacy planning lets you leave behind much more of who you are and what made you the person […]