Why Won’t an Attorney Return My Calls?

I don’t know. I tell all of my clients that I take pride in making sure that I return their calls and e-mails. I almost always reply within 2 business
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Springing v. Non-springing Power of Attorney

Know the difference between a Springing POA and a Non-springing POA A Financial Power of Attorney serves many purposes. They can allow your attorney in fact (the person you nominate)
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Does a Will Need to be Admitted to Probate?

In order to carry out the wishes of the decedent, yes. This is a common misconception of my clients. Many people are under the impression that if a person has
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What is an Affidavit to Establish Title?

An affidavit to establish title what the state of Missouri uses in place of estate administration. It’s used for estates with less than $40,000.00 of value and is a much
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Your Attorney in Fact

Who you should nominate in your durable power of attorney When people think of a durable power of attorney, it is most likely a durable power of attorney for financial
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Why is a Beneficiary Deed So Important?

Your house is likely the most expensive purchase you will ever make. Your home and loved ones need to be protected upon your passing. A beneficiary deed does just that.
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Will v. Trust

What’s the difference between and will and a trust? One question that many clients ask me is whether they need a will or a trust. While estate plans are unique
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Relationships with Financial Professionals are Important

Why relationships with business professionals are important to any probate and estate planning lawyer I do my best to maintain positive relationships with financial professionals for the benefit of my
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Drafting Your Own Estate Planning Documents?

Why I draft all of my clients’ estate planning documents I draft each and every document for all of my clients because, well, that’s what I’m being paid for. I
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Where Should I Keep My Estate Planning Documents?

Tips for storing your estate planning documents There are four things that I tell all of my clients to keep in mind when thinking of a place to store their
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