Don’t leave your loved ones with unnecessary expenses after you’re gone.
During everyone’s lifetime, they try their best to protect people and objects that they love. Locks, alarms, fences, and cameras are used to keep these things that hold importance and value, safe. But, what happens Continue reading →
This is probably a difficult time for you and your family.
A loved one is gone, and now you have to take care of what was left behind. You’ve already taken the first steps- the arrangements have been made, flowers ordered, and now you have to begin the probate process, except you can Continue reading →
Estate planning probably sounds intimidating. You may find yourself asking “When should I start arrangements?” or “Should I hire an attorney?”
All of your questions, which you may have been afraid to ask, are answered for you here. But first, let’s answer the number one question getting Continue reading →
If you are new to family caregiving, looking for long-term care for yourself, or generally curious about the Medicaid process, you may feel a bit overwhelmed. Medicaid and Medicare are commonly misunderstood and are both fairly complex. Understanding the difference between the two Continue reading →
“The list of things you need to do after someone dies can seem endless, especially during a time when you are also grieving.”
Making funeral arrangements, paying medical bills and closing down accounts are just the start of the tasks that a surviving spouse must take charge of, advises Continue reading →
The Garland Law Office Legacy Plan
We understand that each family is unique, and that estate planning is more than a set of instructions that tells the government who your property should go to after your death.
Our Estate planning is designed as the process set to understand your Continue reading →
“Some states are great to live in, but not so great to die in.”
If you are among the many Americans making a move because of economics, a recent article from MarketWatch titled “Thinking about moving to a state with lower taxes? These are the mistake to avoid” has the information you Continue reading →
“The distribution of some of our assets can be governed by contracts. Examples of these contracts include life insurance, investment accounts, bank accounts, and trusts.”
Without proper planning, there is no determining who inherits your property after you die. Everything, from your Continue reading →
“Deciding when to start receiving Social Security retirement benefits is an important decision. Making the wrong choice could cost you.”
Not knowing when you will be eligible to receive all of the benefits earned through your work history can hurt a retirement plan, says a recent article Continue reading →
Although there is often a progression of complexity in estate planning, this progression generally follows stages in life rather than specific ages.”
Many people decide they need an estate plan when they reach a certain age, but when an estate plan is needed is less about age than Continue reading →