We strive to make the process of estate planning and estate administration as simple and straightforward as possible. At American Wills and Estates we speak to our clients in plain English, and we are sensitive to the fact that many of our clients are still grieving the loss of a loved one. Our number one goal is to put our clients at ease and to reassure them with competency and compassion in their times of need.
THE PROBATE PROCESS DOESN’T HAVE TO BE SCARY.
The probate process sounds intimidating, doesn’t it? It sounds like you’re about to enter a world of paperwork and governmental red tape all while still being in the process of mourning the passing of a loved one. Well, even though it’s a process that may not occur at the best of times, it certainly doesn’t have... Read More
PROTECTING DIGITAL ASSETS:
6 Important Steps to Take on Death or Incapacity
It used to be enough for a fiduciary and his attorney to simply search through a decedent’s or incapacitated person’s papers in his or her workplace and at home, watch the mailbox for a 90 day cycle, and review tax returns and account statements. Things are more complicated now and a... Read More
So you've been named as an Executor. It's an honor, but it's also a job. I came across this very interesting blog that lays out the duties and responsibilities that await an Executor and the many pitfalls that need to be avoided.Do You Really Want to be an Executor?
By Charles Wagner and Rachael Kwan | Blogs, Estate Law, Executors / Trustees | 0 comment | 1... Read More