Guardianship vs. Durable Power of Attorney

Guardianship vs. Durable Power of Attorney

No one likes to think about the possibility that they could become mentally or physically incapacitated, but the truth is that it could happen to anyone. Life is unpredictable, which is why you need to plan for a number of different scenarios, including the possibility that you may one day be unable to care for yourself. Guardianship and durable power …

10 Advantages of Estate Planning

10 Advantages of Estate Planning

People often think estate planning is something only the wealthiest families need to worry about. The truth is that everyone can benefit from estate planning. An estate plan ensures your home, finances and other assets are taken care of following your death, allowing you to provide for your family even after you are gone. The Top 10 Advantages of Estate Planning Taking …

Which Type of Trust is Right for You?

Which Type of Trust is Right for You?

  When you want to make sure assets are managed appropriately, trusts can be an effective tool. There are different options when it comes to trusts, so you want to know what the benefits are and how to choose someone to create a trust on your behalf. This will make it easier to know that assets are handled appropriately through your …

Things to Consider Before Hiring a Will and Trust Lawyer

Things to Consider Before Hiring a Will and Trust Lawyer

Hiring an attorney is a serious matter, and when you choose to hire a will and trust attorney, it’s generally because you want to make sure your assets are protected after you’re gone. You need to ensure that the things that matter to you are given to the right people and that anyone who you want to leave money for …

What you need to know about writing a will

Everything You Need to Know About Writing a Will

There is no room for error when writing a will. Every adult should have a will that is updated on a regular basis. Let’s take a look at some of the top considerations you need to make when creating your will. Beneficiaries You must name beneficiaries in your will. Beneficiaries are the individuals or charities who will receive your assets when you …

Franchise vs. Business Opportunity: The Debate On Every Entrepreneur’s Mind

What is the difference between a franchise and a business opportunity? This is a question that is on the mind of pretty much every person who attends a franchise or business opportunity trade show looking for his or her new career path. However, the people selling each of these types of businesses never really give a good explanation of why …

What can I learn from a franchise trade show?

In the October issue of Franchising USA, one of our senior franchise attorneys,Lynne Shelton, was asked to write an article about the benefits of attending franchise trade shows. Trade Shows are always great places to pick up tidbits of information, but within the franchising industry they epitomize their trade by guiding others. After all, isn’t that what franchising is all …