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Updating Your Estate Plan After the Birth of a Baby

Published September 26, 2018 by Brady Cobin Law Group, PLLC
Do I Need To Revise My Estate Plan After Having A Baby?

The impact of having a baby is an incredible thing. This small person depends on you for everything. You know you will need to be there for your child. But you should be aware that your child will still depend…

Watch Out for Uncle Sam’s Penalties in Retirement

Published September 25, 2017 by Brady Cobin Law Group, PLLC

If you thought retirement was all fun and games, think again! Penalties for missing deadlines, failing to take distributions in a timely manner and other mistakes, can have a big impact on retirement finances. Taxes are just one of the…

Why an Estate “Directory” Can Help Your Family

Published September 5, 2017 by Brady Cobin Law Group, PLLC

Once your estate plan is done, or reviewed, if several years have elapsed since it was created, the next document you should create is an Estate Directory. Families are vulnerable when a loved one dies. It can be difficult to…

Actor’s Mistake in Estate Plan Is Costly

Published August 31, 2017 by Brady Cobin Law Group, PLLC

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s mistakes cost at least $12 million in estate taxes. Some estate planning mistakes made by the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman turned out to be costly. His estate planning mistakes were not marrying the mother of his…

How Estate Planning and Business Exit Planning Work Together

Published August 30, 2017 by Brady Cobin Law Group, PLLC

Sometimes it’s easier to wrap your head around the idea of selling a business, when you see how the exit plan for a business must, by necessity, be a part of estate planning. This often helps owners more fully understand…

Boomers and Millennials Both Need Estate Plans

Published July 7, 2017 by Brady Cobin Law Group, PLLC

It doesn’t matter how old you are—you need to have an estate plan. It’s part of being a responsible adult. One reason to have an estate plan is to articulate how you want your possessions, including real estate, investment accounts…

What’s Harder than Wedding Seating Charts? The Pre-Nup Conversation

Published June 26, 2017 by Brady Cobin Law Group, PLLC

Merging lives also means merging finances, and a pre-nuptial agreement can be used as a roadmap to define and guide the process. The right tone can make all the difference. Planning a wedding? Today’s bride and groom are busy with…

Are Trusts Valid in All States?

Published June 16, 2017 by Brady Cobin Law Group, PLLC

If a trust is created in one state, but the beneficiaries live in another state and the couple who originally created the trust move to a third state, is the trust still valid? In summary, the general answer is yes….

Special Needs Individuals: How Parents Can Plan for the Future

Published June 7, 2017 by Brady Cobin Law Group, PLLC

A Special Needs Trust is just the beginning in planning for the needs of a special needs individual, particularly as parents age. There are several steps that can be taken to ensure quality of life. Many special needs individuals are…

Steps Seniors Need to Take for Their Estate Plan and Their Loved Ones

Published May 23, 2017 by Brady Cobin Law Group, PLLC

Distributing assets is only one part of an estate plan’s purpose. The other is to provide clear direction to family members concerning aspects of aging, including illness and end-of-life decisions. The word “estate” may bring to mind a large home…

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