Should I Be Addressing My Estate Planning Needs as Part of My Divorce?

The Answer is Probably: Yes Your divorce has just been finalized (FINALLY!).  You think that you are done with lawyers and paperwork for the time being, right?  Probably not.  Now is when you should be setting up your Estate Plan, or reviewing the Estate Plan you already have in place. Most people are happy to…

Your Estate Plan May Need to Set Forth Your Desires Regarding Disposal of Your Genetic Legacy

Recent media coverage over the death of local West Point cadet Peter Zhu has raised some new and interesting issues which may prompt you to address, or reassess, your Estate Plan.  Peter was involved in a tragic skiing accident which resulted in the fractures to his spinal cord and, eventually, his untimely passing.  His body…

What Happens to My Social Media Accounts When I Die?

What Happens to My Social Media Accounts When I Die?

As social media continues increase its presence in our daily lives, it’s a legitimate question to wonder what happens to your account when you pass away.  The answer:  It depends…  The most important step that you can take with respect to this information is to leave written directions to your loved ones regarding your wishes. …