6 Ways a Trust Trumps a Will

 “MYTH: I have a Will, so my estate won’t go through probate.”     • #1: Avoiding probate. After your passing, a Will lands your loved ones in the middle of the probate court while a Trust is administered privately outside the court system. Probate is LONG (average of 12-18 months) and EXPENSIVE (average cost of 5% of the market Continue Reading →

MAY IS FOR MOTHERS

“None of us would be here without our mothers and most of us would not be who we are without their constant care, love and support”   May is for mothers. Mothers to be, mothers in minivans and SUVs, State University mothers, mothers of the bride, or even grandmothers. None of us would be here without our mothers and most Continue Reading →

National Make a Will Month – Kim Ruddell’s Story – “A Tale of Proscrastination”

Estate planning – what exactly does that mean? Most people are vaguely aware that there is a magical document out there called a “Will”. Some people even have a grandiose picture in their mind that when they are on their death bed, they will dictate their Will to their lifelong friend and personal attorney. (Because we all have that, right??) Continue Reading →

the Biggest Little Book Drive ever

Wills & Wellness is a law firm committed to making a difference in the community and enhancing the lives of those around us. This Spring, our firm is hosting our First Annual Biggest Little Book Drive and we’re asking for your help! Ever seen the Free Little Library Boxes around your neighborhood? They look like this. (…check out even more Continue Reading →