Monthly Archives: April 2020

Splitting IRA’s after the Secure Act

It’s common for IRA owners to leave their assets to multiple beneficiaries – for example, their children. Before the SECURE Act, it usually made...

Who Gets The Embryo?

Reproductive technology has advanced so rapidly that legal answers are being demanded for questions that we wouldn’t have conceived of asking a generation ago....

When To Say “I Do”

Now that: i) a majority of states allow same-sex marriage, and ii) a majority of people live in a state which allows same-sex marriage,...

When a Will Contest is Not Enough

Outside of the probate process, is there a way to seek redress in a situation where an intended beneficiary loses an inheritance because of...

Trusts May Be Categorized in Many Ways

Trusts may be categorized in many ways. One useful way to differentiate between trusts is intervivos and testamentary. An intervivos trust is simply a trust which is...

Funeral Planning

At Elizabeth Edwards’ funeral, Glenn Bergenfield, a close family friend who presented a eulogy, said that in her final days, as he looked around...