Entries by Scarlett Patterson

Same-Sex Couples and Estate Planning

The added problems that same-sex couples experience might exist in difficulties of estates left after one partner dies or with guaranteeing that the other partner has a legal claim for the estate assets. Additional actions are typically required to include someone to the estate along with placing both partners’ names on binding legal paperwork. Estate […]

Must a Will Be Witnessed?

Wills permit individuals to prevent the state’s guidelines about who gets what part of a decedent’s estate. They also allow individuals to name their administrators, appoint a guardian for their children and bequeath specific products to particular people. However, if a will is not effectively carried out, the will can be revoked, and the guidelines […]