Should a Trust be part of your planning?
By James Miskell, Attorney at Law

When it comes to estate planning, the most familiar document is the last will and testament.  Most people have a basic understanding that a will allows you to appoint a personal representative (an executor) upon your death and directs that person how to distribute your assets.  Put another way, a will says who gets your stuff when you die—but until you die, it does nothing.  

Love deserves more than candy and flowers
By James Miskell, Attorney at Law

It’s that time of year again – love is in the air!  As Valentine’s Day approaches, we make dinner reservations and shop for the perfect gift to express our love.  This Valentine’s Day, consider giving a heartfelt gift—an estate plan to provide support and guidance for them during grief and loss.

Who’s watching the kids?
By James Miskell, Attorney at Law

It is natural to focus on our families at Thanksgiving, to think about everything they add to our lives and how lucky we are to have them.