Search for Elder Law Attorneys

Estate Planning Articles

Amy Winehouse's Death Illustrates the Importance of a Will

Amy Winehouse had many ups and downs during her short life, but it appears she had the foresight to leave behind an ...

Read article »
article photo

How to Make Changes to Your Will

As life circumstances change (births, marriages, divorces, and deaths), it may become necessary to make changes to your will. 

Read article »

ElderLawAnswers Attorney Helps Foil Woman's Alleged Attempt to Change Elderly Client's Will

Colorado ElderLawAnswers member attorney Brandon Fields played a key role in identifying and reporting what looks to be a textbook...

Read article »

Do-It-Yourself Will Leads to Unwanted Result

If you choose to write your own will, you run the risk of not having your estate distributed the way you want, as a recent Pennsylvania case illustrates.

Read article »

9 (Potential) Problems with Your Trust

All trusts should be reviewed every few years to make sure that they are up-to-date with the law and meet your goals today.

Read article »

How to Protect an IRA From Heirs' Creditors

When a person declares bankruptcy, an individual retirement account (IRA) is one of the assets that is beyond the reach of creditors, but what about an IRA that has been inherited? 

Read article »

Providing for Your Pet with a Trust

A pet can be a member of the family, but what happens to your pet after you are gone?

Read article »
article photo

How Your IRA Can Benefit Both Your Heirs and Charity

Do you want to use your IRA to help a charity, but also benefit your heirs?

Read article »