Month: June 2014

  • The Missing Link

    The Missing Link

    So, you set up your living will, your inter-vivos trust and your pour-over will.  You have your health care directives and durable powers of attorney ready to go.  You’re all set, right?  Legally speaking, you may have a complete estate plan.  However, there’s a missing piece to this estate plan that most people do not […]

  • Intestacy Calculator

    Ever wonder what your state will do with your assets if you die without a will?  Here’s a quick and easy way to find out.  Check out mystatewill.com and plug in your particulars.  Pennsylvania attorney Kurt Nilson has created a 50-state plus WashingtonD.C. intestacy calculator that is simple to use.  The site will let you […]

  • Whole Body Donations

    One option to be considered by anyone creating an estate plan is whether or not to donate all or part of your body to medicine or science.  Medical schools take “whole body” donations to be used for research and instruction.  These donations will be rejected if any organs have been removed from the body.  When […]