FAITH, FAMILY, AND THE FARM
GREAT THINGS ARE WORTH PROTECTING

Orange City Estate Planning Blog

executor of will

What Does an Executor Do?

My aunt recently asked me to be the executor of her will when she dies. I’m flattered that she asked, but I’m not sure what exactly the job entails.

Read More »

Pre-Retirement Estate Planning Checklist

There tends to be a lot of excitement in the air as one approaches retirement. Contemplating how to spend one’s golden years represents the culmination of decades of hard work and the ability to enjoy the fruits of one’s labor. While the enthusiasm is warranted, it’s also crucial to make some important financial planning decisions before the fun begins.

Read More »
elder law attorney

How Do I Find the Elder Law Attorney for Me?

Finding and elder law attorney is as easy as googling, “elder law attorney near me.” Anyone can find an elderly law attorney but finding the right one is where things get a tad difficult. If you want your elder law case to be in the right hands, then you might have to do a bit of digging.

Read More »
estate planning tools

Trusts: The Swiss Army Knife of Estate Planning

We may think of a spoiled heiress to a large fortune, whose parents were savvy enough to prevent her from having full access to her funds. On the other hand, we could imagine a loved one with special needs, whose needs will be provided for with trust-protected money.

Read More »
Probate and trust administration in Orange City Iowa

12 Times You Should Update Your Will

It is also important to realize that it isn’t merely “why” you are updating your will, but “when” you are updating that can make all the difference. Acting too late (or too early) may mean your changes are no longer appropriate or even immediately invalidated.

Read More »
Join Our eNewsletter