One of the primary reasons for creating an estate plan is to avoid dying intestate (meaning without a Will or trust in place to distribute estate assets). What happens though, if a loved one who is on the verge of death makes a last-minute oral Will? Is that Will valid? The Essex Junction estate planning attorneys at Unsworth LaPlante, PLLC discuss the validity of an oral Will in Vermont. What Are the Basic Requirements for a Valid Will in Vermont? For any Will to be valid in Vermont, the … [Read more...] about Is an Oral Will Valid in Vermont?
Your Last Will and Testament will likely be the first estate planning document you create. Your Will may continue to serve as the foundation of your estate plan as your plan grows over the years. Given the important nature of your Will, mistakes should be avoided whenever possible. To get you started, the Essex Junction estate planning attorneys at Unsworth LaPlante, PLLC explain how to avoid making mistakes when creating your Last Will and Testament. Believing you do not yet need a … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Mistakes When Creating Your Last Will and Testament
The Role of a Will in Vermont from Stephen Unsworth With so many changes in estate planning laws, the role of the will seems to have gotten lost. It’s as important today as it’s ever been and without it, your other estate planning documents could be significantly lacking. Learn more about The Role of a Will in Vermont in this presentation. … [Read more...] about The Role of a Will in Vermont
We all know how important it is to have a will, a living will, retirement and other important legal documents. It’s the way we’ve always been taught to care for our loved ones and protect what we’ve worked for over the years. Click here to read the whole article or download the PDF. … [Read more...] about Free Report:Is Legacy Planning for You?