Thursday, December 31, 2015
There are many people that avoid calling an estate planning attorney because they do not want to discuss difficult subjects like illness or death. Ignoring these issues will not make them go away and it is therefore important that a plan be in place. A person will want to have a discussion with their estate planning attorney if they have a serious illness or if there is a death in their family. If they have a child that is engaged to be married they will want to discuss putting together a prenuptial agreement. If a child is experiencing difficult issues like a substance abuse or gambling problem the parent might want to speak with an attorney about making changes to the estate plan. Even minor changes should still warrant a discussion with an estate planning attorney.
See Reasons to call an estate planning attorney, Dedham, December 26, 2015.
Special thanks to Brian Cohan (Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Brian J. Cohan, P.C.) for bringing this article to my attention.