Elder Law

Social Distancing, Creation of Wills and Trusts, and the Coronavirus/COVID 19 Pandemic

Thursday, March 19, 2020

    The current health crisis is causing some people to think seriously about creating a Will or a Trust.  It is causing others who have been thinking of this to stop putting it off, and to start actually working toward finding a lawyer to work with them on estate and incapacity planning.

What is a Life Estate?

Monday, November 11, 2019

    A life estate is created when someone gives the current rights to real estate to a third party (or retains these rights themselves), while giving the rights to that same piece of property to someone else after the holder of the current rights passes on.