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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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.
What if I told you that you’re thinking about estate planning the wrong way? What if I told you that estate planning is NOT a task to dread doing, to be put off, or something ‘other people’ need? What if, instead, that first legal consult and document prep fell into the same category as being able […]
Sometimes you suspect someone might not be the right fit for a business relationship. There are a number of red flags I watch for when I hear from someone out of the blue. For me, an emphasis on or preoccupation with ‘price’ is one of them. Which gives me permission to be direct with the […]