2 08, 2018

Management of an Insolvent Estate in New Jersey

2018-11-08T05:35:37-05:00August 2nd, 2018|

Traditional estate planning is primarily designed to ensure that your belongings and assets pass in an orderly manner after your death, and that they reach the people you intend. That’s an important and admirable goal, but overlooks many critical issues. [...]

20 07, 2018

What Role Does a Letter of Instruction Play in Estate Planning?

2018-11-08T05:36:06-05:00July 20th, 2018|

Unlike a will, trust document, nomination of guardian, or advance healthcare directive, a letter of instruction is not a binding legal document. You may not see “letter of instruction” on an estate planning checklist, and you’re not required to provide [...]

19 05, 2018

Options for Updating Your Will in New Jersey

2018-11-08T05:38:35-05:00May 19th, 2018|

For most people, writing a will isn’t a one-and-done event. Unless your will is drafted very near the end of your life, chances are good that changes over your lifetime will make it necessary to update your will and other [...]

11 02, 2018

Choosing a Personal Representative for Your Estate

2018-02-14T11:21:17-05:00February 11th, 2018|

When you prepare a will in New Jersey, you’ll choose a personal representative to handle administration of your estate. You will typically also choose a successor, in case the personal representative you chose is unable or unwilling to fulfill the [...]