Helping Aging Parents Through Their Late-In-Life Journey

Michael Kling  |  January 11, 2018

Although aging is a natural part of life, it often takes adult children by surprise to see changes in parents that signal additional care-giving is needed. If you haven’t discussed your parents’ wishes and plans for living out life, and for after their passing, you should...

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Your Estate Plan: Finished Does Not Mean Final

Michael Kling  |  December 14, 2017

There is something that feels “final” to most of us when we work through the estate planning process; making the important decisions, signing the papers, and tucking them neatly into a binder feels like the completion of a process. There is, perhaps, even a sigh of relief...

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Trust Language (REALLY) Matters

Michael Kling  |  November 16, 2017

Trusts are written to reflect the specific purpose and operation of the trust. A typical goal is to pass along assets for the benefit of one’s children. To accomplish this, the creator should consider the beneficiaries’ personalities and financial status. Sometimes, passi...

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Estate Planning During a Divorce

Michael Kling  |  October 12, 2017

Marriage can be wonderful, but the fact is a significant number of today’s marriages end in divorce. For any divorcing couple, there are important things to consider about estate planning and several steps that can be taken to make sure you are not unintentionally leaving...

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Keeping Your Family in the Family Business

Michael Kling  |  September 13, 2017

Has your family spent time and effort over generations building a business that you want to keep in the family for future generations? Many families have, and it is important to consider how to keep the business and its wealth in the family without creating a hardship for...

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