Five Myths about Estate Planning

To many it seems that estate planning is like a mysterious woodland creature. There are sightings, but descriptions of the animal do not all jive, and an accurate picture of the real thing remains illusive. Dispelling some myths about estate planning is a good start in gaining an accurate understanding of the elusive creature. Once you begin…

Planning for Survival

We all know intuitively that there is risk to business enterprise. We have watched restaurants come and go. We have heard the statistics: 50% of all businesses fail in the first year, and 95% do not survive the five year mark. Fortunately, those statistics are just urban legend (or a little exaggeration to make a…

The Value of LegalZoom

I am going to step out on a limb, and likely ire my fellow attorneys, to say that LegalZoom is a cheap alternative to hiring an attorney to draft estate planning documents for you. Allow me to let you in on a secret: attorneys use forms that they buy! Anyone can create his/her own Will.…