May 17, 2017
After clients have finally come into the office and had a Will prepared, their next question is frequently “How often do I have to update the Will?”
I’m happy to see clients as often as they want. But practically speaking, I tell clients that they should review their documents on their own every couple of years to make sure the Wills they signed still reflect their wishes. Beyond that...Read More
May 11, 2017
In my last entry, I wrote about a common question for a Wills lawyer: “Should I have a Will?” A frequent follow-up to that question is “Well, do I need a lawyer to prepare my Will?” My answer: “Technically, no. But you should hire one anyway.”
There are a number of important reasons why you should retain a lawyer draft your Will. For example:
- Although there is...
May 1, 2017
“Should I have a Will?”
This is one of the most common question for a Wills lawyer. Generally speaking, people don’t like contemplating their deaths, nor do they like paying someone else to contemplate their deaths. So my typical answer – “Well, yeah, you probably should” – is probably not what they’re hoping to hear. Often what follows is a grim, knowing nod. “Yeah, that...Read More
Aug 26, 2014
By now I’m sure you have all heard about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. This challenge was started by Pete Frates, a former Boston College baseball player, who has been diagnosed with ALS. It began as a challenge to a few friends and teammates but has become a movement that has captivated people across the world as it raises awareness and money for ALS.
On August 26, 2014, the staff at...Read More