Yep, I’m in a cast. Having systems in place have made this an easier transition, and can make the difference between that uneasy feeling that your attorney is flying by the seat of his pants and kind of winging it versus feeling confident that your attorney is an expert, knows exactly what she’s doing and […]
There are many reasons to create an Estate Plan. Here are the most common Estate Plan Stages today’s modern families will face.
I thought I’d get a little more personal by telling you why I became an estate planning and elder law attorney. It’s a great question that I get asked a lot. I’m not in this for the trappings. Let me tell you about what I am all-in for…
Estate planning in the days of coronavirus and COVID-19 has been challenging, but not for the reasons you might think. At Ingle Law, we’d already been working remotely when stay-at-home orders started being issued. In early 2019, we put into place an efficient system to support you to keep the planning and implementation process as […]
When you’re sick, the last thing you want to have to think about is what to bring to the hospital. Surely a family member or loved one will bring you what you need. And at any other time in history, that would probably be the case. But this is not that time.
In crazy times, estate planning can be the grounding force you need. Corona-virus is wreaking havoc around the world. The stock market is tumbling. St. Patrick’s Day festivities… canceled. Stay-at-Home advisories and orders. And as if that weren’t enough, Tom Brady broke up with New England via Twitter.
Coffee in hand, I sit down to my laptop to start my day. My inbox is overflowing with emails from colleagues and trusted advisors. I’m seeing it in my Facebook feed and all over LinkedIn. If you’re like me, you’re drowning in information about this new SECURE Act. As I see it, the Act has […]
It’s hard to bring ourselves to do something we know is important, but that we don’t know how to go about doing, and it feels like we should. I envision someone at the breakfast table, coffee in hand, contemplating the day. “I really need to get this done. I can’t believe I haven’t done anything […]
Summer vacation in Florida. A hot car on the highway, air conditioning cranked. Three generations are headed for the beach when an uncle (who doesn’t know better) remarks out loud that the beach toys were left at home. Grandma: That’s okay; we’ll still have a great time at the beach. 3-year old: No. I want […]
Every single adult is entitled to these basic legal protections we call estate planning. You’ve heard me ‘rant’ more than once that we need a different way to think about and talk about estate planning. And while I don’t have different vocabulary yet, I can definitely suggest lots of different ways to think about it.