A lot of people say that they do not have estate plans in place because they don’t know where to begin. Others say that it is too time-consuming. As a result, there is this idea that estate planning is extremely complex. It seems intimidating, so people just put it on the back burner. When you understand the basics, you see that it is really not that complicated. With this in mind, we will break it down to the essential components in this post. Asset Transfers Obviously, the first order of … [Read more...] about Don’t Overcomplicate the Estate Planning Process
Before the pandemic, Americans were more mobile than ever. When you move, you have to change your address, your voter registration, and all sorts of other things. But, do you need to revise your estate planning documents? Like with many things in law, it depends on your situation. by Steve Hartnett In the prior decade, millions of Americans moved each year. Here’s a link for more information on moving in America. Often, people wonder, “What happens to my estate plan if I move?” … [Read more...] about Will Your Estate Plan Still Work If You Move?
Your estate plan should be uniquely designed to achieve your specific goals and objectives using a variety of estate planning tools and strategies. All of these estate planning documents are essential components used to protect you, your assets, and your loved ones. You may still feel though that something is missing. A Letter of Instruction may be that missing component. An Overland Park estate planning attorney at Parman & Easterday explains how a Letter of Instruction might fit into your … [Read more...] about Making Use of a Letter of Instruction
“Who Shot J.R.?” is one of the all-time great cliffhangers from the television series Dallas when J.R. Ewing was shot by an unknown assailant. In this short video, join Parman & Easterday's Founding Attorney and President, Larry Parman, on-site of the infamous Southfork Ranch where he discusses the big Estate Planning mistake the Ewing’s made that you want to avoid. Of course, the Ewing’s made plenty of other mistakes, but Larry knows better than to dive into those treacherous … [Read more...] about “Who Shot J.R.?”: The Ewing’s Big Estate Planning Mistake to Avoid
Enjoy this short video from the History Channel that provides some little-known factoids about the Fourth of July! … [Read more...] about Little-Known and Fun Fourth of July Factoids
Oklahoma elder law attorneys provide help to seniors in making plans to take advantage of benefits available to them. Many people will require more support and assistance as they get older, especially if they wish to try to continue living independently. Parman & Easterday can help those who are aging understand what benefits are available and ensure they are able to qualify for means-tested benefits such as Medicaid. While Medicaid may be necessary to pay for costly care that … [Read more...] about Grants Provide Warm Meals to Homebound Elderly