Categories for Estate Planning

What Can You Include and Not Include in Your Will?

October 17, 2022

A will is a complicated thing. Most people do not think about what they need to add or what they cannot add until it is too late. Knowing what you can add to your will and what should be left out can help you craft one that will be comprehensive and whole. Items To Include in Your Will The first thing that you certainly need to include in your will is a division of assets. This means you need to list off your assets and what you have, including homes, property, items inside your home, vehicles, and money, and then... View Article

What Has Changed for Estate Planning During the Pandemic?

July 25, 2022

The recent pandemic has brought estate planning to the forefront of many people’s minds. When it comes to the many components of an estate plan, firmly establishing your healthcare wishes is important. There are a number of different ways to protect your wishes, including naming a healthcare power of attorney. Making sure that one’s affairs are in order has become of greater importance, especially for older folks who are more likely to be affected by ill health. With an advanced health care directive in place, one can avoid receiving unwanted treatment, especially if they are unconscious or otherwise unable to state their... View Article

When Do I Need A Real Estate Attorney?

April 25, 2022

If you’re looking to buy or sell real estate, you may have many questions such as, "Should I hire a real estate attorney," or, "What does a real estate attorney do?" It’s smart to consider these questions before making any major decisions. Real estate attorneys play a vital role in property transactions. Properties are often major investments, and the contracts can be immensely complex. As such, hiring a real estate lawyer is often advisable. So what does a real estate attorney do? They handle many legal aspects of buying and selling real estate, such as clearing titles and writing the contracts... View Article

Should I Make a Will and an Estate Plan During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

April 18, 2022

Knowing how to make a will or estate plan is not something that comes easy to everyone. The same goes for knowing when to get an attorney for wills and trusts planning. In these rapidly changing times, the importance of meeting with an attorney or estate planner cannot be overstated. These meetings can be held virtually, allowing the client to make plans to sign the necessary documents. The professionals will also be sure to have the documents witnessed and notarized as needed. Let’s take a closer look at all of the different ways that an attorney can help when it comes... View Article

Tips for Smart Estate Planning During the Pandemic

February 16, 2022

If there’s one thing the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us, it’s that life is often shorter than we wish it could be. Even people in perfect health have had to think about what would happen if they or another loved one passes before their time. It’s a sad fact of life—but it’s also an opportunity to review your estate planning needs. Estate planning is useful for everyone, whether your assets are worth $10,000 or $10 million. It’s not solely about who gets what when you die. Estate planning also allows you to designate who will care for your finances and... View Article

Rubén J. Padrón, PA
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