BE CAREFUL WHERE YOU SHOP FOR LEGAL ADVICE

Written by Jim Worthington on April 7, 2019

The old adage that you get what you pay for came to mind recently. A widow posted a question on social media about how to recover her husband’s vehicle from impound when her name wasn’t on the title. Many people answered her question, but I didn’t see a…Read More

A HISTORY OF SWEETHEART WILLS

Written by Jim Worthington on February 10, 2019

The simplest form of will for a married couple basically says: “I give, devise, and bequeath everything I own to my beloved spouse if my spouse survives me. If my spouse does not survive me, I … .” Estate planning lawyers call this a sweetheart will

Do I have to go through full probate?

Written by Jim Worthington on February 3, 2019

Many clients and potential clients call after the death of a loved one and ask if a full probate administration is necessary. The answer depends on how the loved one owned his or her assets. Some general rules follow:

  • Assets with a beneficiary designation, such…Read More