Estate Planning Articles

Drafting an Advance Medical Directive

An advance medical directive ensures your healthcare wishes and needs are met in instances where you are unable to communicate them. As a general rule of thumb, a comprehensive estate plan should always contain an advance medical directive—here, the estate planning attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain what an advance medical directive should contain and…

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Why Writing a Will Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

While weight-loss resolutions might continue to be the most popular, any estate planning attorney could tell you that resolving to write a will should be at the forefront of anyone’s list. Here, the estate planning attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain why crafting a will is so vital. A Will is Legally Binding and Shortens…

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Estate Planning 101: Don’t Neglect to Write a Will

None of us knows what life has in store, and so it is important to be prepared for unforeseen circumstances by carefully preparing a comprehensive estate plan. Here, the estate planning attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain the importance of writing a will before you pass away, in order to protect your family and loved…

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Estate Planning Basics

In this article, the estate planning attorneys at Rodier Family Law lay out the steps individuals should take to ensure that in the event of your passing, your family is provided with instructions on the division of your estate. The creation of an estate plan is not generally the first item on anyone’s to-do list.…

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What is Power of Attorney?

Power of attorney is an invaluable estate planning tool, but what exactly is it, and how does it work? Here, the estate planning attorneys at Rodier Family Law provide a foundational understanding of power of attorney. Defining Power of Attorney Power of attorney is a document in which an individual assigns another person, typically referred to as an…

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10 Tips to Get Your Home List Ready

Written by Julia Nyman, REALTOR ® with Keller Williams American Premier Realty. To learn more about Julia Nyman’s work, please visit her blog: Homes with Julia.  Thinking About Selling Your Home? Home owners look to sell their home for numerous reasons. Some are looking to upgrade into larger spaces while others are trying to downsize into something…

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What To Know About Late-In-Life Divorce

Late-in-life divorce has become increasingly prevalent in the last 25 years, with the divorce rate for those over the age of 50 doubling. One in four people who go through divorce are now over the age of 50. No matter why a couple might choose to separate, divorce at this stage in life brings about many…

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Important Considerations in Entering a Prenuptial Agreement

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law highlight the benefits of creating a prenuptial agreement.  No one wants to plan for the end of a marriage before it begins, but a prenuptial agreement can help ensure that your interests are protected in the event that the marriage dissolves. A prenuptial agreement, otherwise known as a “prenup,”…

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