ISO reasonably priced attorney to create a living will and will

[A member of our hyperlocal Facebook group asked a very common question while I was slowly enjoying my morning coffee, and I took some time to respond with more than just “here’s a link to my website” (which I’ve always felt walks a fine line near the ethical prohibition on lawyers soliciting business from someone […]

How LGBTQ+ Individuals and Families Can Protect Themselves Post-Roe

How LGBTQ+ Individuals and Families Can Protect Themselves Post-Roe   The Supreme Court’s unprecedented overturning of about a half-century of legal precedent from Roe v. Wade, left LGBTQ+ individuals and families worried and confused about what they can do to protect themselves and their families now. Every adult over the age of 18, including LGBTQ+ […]

Google – How to Set Up Inactive Account Manager

Did you know that when someone dies that person’s social media accounts remain active until a family member memorializes, deactivates, or deletes the accounts? DGVE law is pleased to provide you with this practical, step-by-step guide on how to handle your Google account & prepare for the future. (Download print version) Google Account:   Go […]

LEGISLATIVE ALERT: The SECURE Act & How It Affects Retirement and Estate Planning

LEGISLATIVE ALERT: The SECURE Act & How It Affects Retirement and Estate Planning Today the Senate passed The SECURE Act as part of its grand spending package. The acronym stands for Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement. Now that the bill has passed both the House and the Senate with broad bipartisan support, the […]

Time for "The Talk"

Time for “The Talk   The idea of confronting our parents’ mortality is indeed difficult, but this is a conversation (or series of conversations) that is crucial to you and your family’s well-being.  We are so used to being cared for by our parents that the transition to becoming their caregiver often sneaks up on […]

Legacy Building Through Estate & Income Tax Planning

First and foremost let us observe that there are legally permissible strategies that enable us all, if we so choose, to reduce the amount of taxes we owe to our state and/or federal government.  As with all other laws, the tax code is a highly politically-charged creation and subject to frequent and widespread changes.  Depending […]

Where There's a Will

The following is a great post by another attorney-mama who blogs regularly over at “Don’t Mind the Mess where this originally appeared.”   Here Jess wears both her lawyering and parenting hats and shares her recent experience of seeking and obtaining priceless peace of mind by completing her family’s estate plan.  Feel free to congratulate […]

Frequently Heard Statements About Your Wills & Trusts

All  I have to do is respond to a question about what type of law I practice and I am generally met with one of the reply statements that follow.  If I had a dollar for each time I’ve heard one of these statements, I would close up shop here at DGVE law for a […]