Category: Will

Nine Items You Don’t Want in a Final Will

Most people either have or are considering writing a last will. It’s a legal way to spell out the distribution of your assets. It’s also a vehicle to tell survivors what wishes you have for your minor children’s care. Knowing what to put in your final will is essential. But if you genuinely want your…


Providing For Your Loved Ones: Why a Will Is Not Enough

The most common way to pass your assets to your beneficiaries is to use a will. One reason why wills are a common estate planning tool is that they are easy to create.  You can even create a will online. Sometimes a will is all you need to get the job done.  However, sometimes a…


Why Do You Need a Living Trust

Passing on assets to one’s kin after passing away can be done several ways. Making a will is the most common method. It successfully passes your possessions to the designated individuals, but only after going through probate and estate taxes. A better method for some people is to make a living trust, which also provides…


Judge Rules Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes Not Allowed in Wisconsin

A County Judge ruled Thursday that drop boxes could not be used to collect absentee ballots under Wisconsin law. “It’s all good and nice, but there’s no authority to do it,” Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge Michael Bohren said after the hearing, NPR reported. Bohren agreed with the plaintiff attorney’s argument that state law only allows two…