James Miskell, Attorney at Law

The numbers vary somewhat from survey to survey, but each new study that is released reveals that large numbers of Americans do not have a will. Not having a will is shorthand for not having any estate planning in place.


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Death, Taxes and Disability?

By James Miskell, Attorney at Law

The largest obstacle to effective estate planning is procrastination. Sitting down to prepare a Last Will and Testament is not at the top of anyone’s “this is a fun thing to do” list. Yet death, like taxes is a certainty.

Did Mom Seem Different to You?
By James Miskell, Attorney at Law

Holidays give us the opportunity to spend more time with family.  When we spend more time with our aging parents at these holiday gatherings, we often notice the early indications that a parent is slipping.  You may notice a parent forgetting things or no longer participating in things he or she always enjoyed.