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Law Mosley, P.C.

Getting Divorced? Don’t Overlook These 4 Updates to Your Estate Plan—Part 1

Going through divorce can be an overwhelming experience that impacts nearly every facet of your life, including estate planning. Yet, with so much to deal with during the divorce process, many people forget to update their plan or put it off until it’s too late. Failing to update your plan for divorce can have aContinue reading “Getting Divorced? Don’t Overlook These 4 Updates to Your Estate Plan—Part 1”

5 Questions To Ask Before Hiring An Estate Planning Lawyer—Part 2

Since you’ll be discussing topics like death, incapacity, and other frightening life events, hiring an estate planning lawyer may feel intimidating or morbid. But it definitely doesn’t have to be that way. Instead, it can be the most empowering decision you ever make for yourself and your loved ones. The key to transforming the experienceContinue reading “5 Questions To Ask Before Hiring An Estate Planning Lawyer—Part 2”

5 Questions To Ask Before Hiring An Estate Planning Lawyer—Part 1

Since you’ll be discussing topics like death, incapacity, and other frightening life events, hiring an estate planning lawyer may feel intimidating or morbid. But it definitely doesn’t have to be that way. Instead, it can be the most empowering decision you ever make for yourself and your loved ones. The key to transforming the experienceContinue reading “5 Questions To Ask Before Hiring An Estate Planning Lawyer—Part 1”

Remarrying In Midlife? Avoid Accidentally Disinheriting Your Loved Ones

Today, we’re seeing more and more people getting divorced in middle age and beyond. Indeed, the trend of couples getting divorced after age 50 has grown so common, it’s even garnered its own nickname: “gray divorce.” Today, roughly one in four divorces involve those over 50, and divorce rates for this demographic have doubled inContinue reading “Remarrying In Midlife? Avoid Accidentally Disinheriting Your Loved Ones”

The Perfect Father’s Day Gift for Every Father

When you are a kid, finding a suitable gift for Father’s Day can be a struggle. You want to get Dad something he’ll enjoy, but few young people can afford a new set of golf clubs or a shiny new grill, so you end up settling once again for the standard necktie and socks. AndContinue reading “The Perfect Father’s Day Gift for Every Father”

Q&A What estate planning documents should my son, who just turned 18 and is planning to attend college in the fall, have in place?

Question: What estate planning documents should my son, who just turned 18 and is planning to attend college in the fall, have in place? -Prudent Papa Answer:Dear Prudent Papa: At age 18, your son is now an adult in the eyes of the law. This means you no longer have the authority to make decisionsContinue reading “Q&A What estate planning documents should my son, who just turned 18 and is planning to attend college in the fall, have in place?”

SHOULD I LEAVE MONEY FOR MY CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN MY WILL?

No, and let me explain why—when planning for a loved one with special needs, you must be extremely careful and always work with an experienced lawyer like us because if handled improperly, you can easily disqualify your loved one with special needs from much-needed government benefits. Because individuals with special needs often require a lifetimeContinue reading “SHOULD I LEAVE MONEY FOR MY CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN MY WILL?”

Almost Three Years After Her Death, Aretha Franklin’s Poor Estate Planning Continues To Haunt Her Family — Part 2

Nearly three years have passed since Aretha Franklin, known as the “Queen of Soul,” died from pancreatic cancer at age 76. When she first passed away in August 2018, her family thought that Aretha died without any estate plan at all. But since then, four different wills attributed to the late singer have been discovered.Continue reading “Almost Three Years After Her Death, Aretha Franklin’s Poor Estate Planning Continues To Haunt Her Family — Part 2”

Almost Three Years After Her Death, Aretha Franklin’s Poor Estate Planning Continues To Haunt Her Family—Part 1

Nearly three years have passed since Aretha Franklin, known as the “Queen of Soul,” died from pancreatic cancer at age 76. At the time, her total fortune was estimated to be worth up to $80 million. Yet due to poor estate planning, the late singer’s children have yet to see a dime of their inheritance,Continue reading “Almost Three Years After Her Death, Aretha Franklin’s Poor Estate Planning Continues To Haunt Her Family—Part 1”

WAIT! BEFORE YOU CREATE YOUR WILL ONLINE, READ THIS FIRST!

A Last Will and Testament is the most commonly thought-of document when it comes to an Estate Plan. But really it is only a very small part of an integrated plan that ensures your family stays out of court and out of conflict if and when something happens to you. Do not think you can justContinue reading “WAIT! BEFORE YOU CREATE YOUR WILL ONLINE, READ THIS FIRST!”