Establish Paternity to Protect Child’s Rights to Estate

August 5th, 2014

The number of non-traditional families where children are born to unmarried parents is steadily rising across the country. This makes it even more imperative for fathers to take immediate steps to protect their assets and their children’s inheritance rights.

There’s No such thing as a “Simple Will”

April 15th, 2014

There’s No such thing as a “Simple Will.” Dangers of LegalZoom, E-Z Legal Form, and RocketLawyer.

I’ll admit it. I am protecting my trade (more like my job) when I discourage the use of “online law firms,” which sell forms to clients via the Internet.

Special Needs Trust for Maintaining Medicaid or SSI Eligibility

February 24th, 2014

Parents with special needs children (classified as disabled under the Social Security Act) should consider creating a special needs trust. This type of trust is designed to hold money for the purpose of providing financial support to a special needs individual after his or her guardian dies or becomes unable to care for the child.