socialmedia

02

May2012
What happens to your Pinterest boards or your Facebook page when you pass on? Social media is a part of daily life, but what happens to the online content that you created once you die? If you have social media profiles set up online, consider creating a statement on how ... Read More
vital records

14

Mar2012
Locate birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates in New York State (excluding New York City)

28

Sep2009
There are four basic tools of estate planning: Durable Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy and Living Wills, Will & Living Trust. It is imperative to have these documents executed by the care recipient, while they are legally competent.

13

Sep2009
The transfer of non-titled property such as photographs and other family heirlooms often creates more challenges among family members than the transfer of titled property. Here's how to deal with some of the issues that may arise.

30

Aug2009

Death Without a Will

/ Wills
A person who dies without a will is said to have died “intestate”. Because the deceased person left no direction on how to dispose of their assets, New York law provides for how those assets will be distributed among the surviving members of the decedent’s family.

21

Aug2009
Everyone faces the possibility that sometime during their lifetime, they may become incapacitated. Many people assume their spouses or children will automatically be allowed to make financial and/or medical decisions for them, but this is not necessarily so.

14

Aug2009
A will is a legal document designating the transfer of your property and assets after you die. Although creating a will is not a difficult process, about half of all Americans die without one.