If you are like most people, you do not spend much time thinking about what will happen to your family and your assets after you are gone. Fortunately, our estate planning attorney does and he shares important considerations in his blog posts. Follow our estate planning blog for reminders of what you can do to legally protect your family and make your wishes known. 

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  • Options for Grandparent Legal Rights Even if you are your grandchildren's primary caregiver, you do not have legal rights to make certain decisions unless you actively seek them. We can help.
  • When Duty Calls: Navigating the Sandwich Generation with Ease The average age of parents raising children in the US continues to rise, leaving many middle-aged Americans in a category commonly referred to as the sandwich generation. This growing population of professionals often raise kids at home when they become responsible for the care of their own aging parents. The stress and financial strain of …
  • Estate Planning and Divorce: Incapacity, Death and Alimony Considerations If you are considering a divorce, it’s critical to understand the impact of your divorce on what would happen in the event of your incapacity or death, either during the divorce or after. Unfortunately, most divorce lawyers do not give any thought to incapacity or death, simply because they do not have training on these …
  • Estate Planning Essentials: Naming a Legal Guardian A comprehensive estate plan can protect the things that matter most. For many, this means their property and their family. Including provisions for the care of your children in your estate plan is essential for peace of mind. But many parents struggle with including such provisions as naming a legal guardian for their child in …
  • Include Wishes for Beloved Pets in Your Estate Plan Pets are an important part of our family, especially as we age. To make sure your pet is well cared for after your death, include directions in your estate plan.
  • How to Improve Employee Health Care Access at Your Small Business In December 2016, former President Obama signed an important health care access act that will help alleviate the burden of employee health insurance on small businesses. The 21st Century Cures Act will allow, among other things, small businesses to reimburse their employees for individual health insurance if they do not offer a group plan. For …
  • (Re)Defining Family: Estate Planning for the Modern Family Blended families, unmarried couples, assistive reproductive technology (ART) and same-sex unions and marriages challenge the traditional concept of “family” as it’s been known for legal purposes up until now. Significant changes in the way we define family culturally means more families are left without the valuable protection they need, in the event of a death …
  • Yolofsky Law Featured on US News & World Report Yolofsky Law, P.A. is pleased to announce our feature in the January 31 edition of US News & World Report. The article, written by Geoff Williams, highlights common financial errors that can land you into legal trouble. A few financially-wise tips from AJ Yolofsky: Never mix business and personal expenses, which could leave your personal assets liable and …
  • How to Become a Millionaire by Age 40 Being in your 20s or 30s doesn’t mean financial success is decades away. In fact, earning big money is often even more possible when in your “growing up” years because most people are a lot more willing (and able) to take risks before they get bogged down with the “realities” of life. While the old …
  • Does Your Parent Need Help with Finances? Start Here Caring for an aging parent is a common challenge for Baby Boomers, and now even Gen-X’ers and Millennials. And, stepping in to help manage your parents’ finances, without eroding their sense of independence and privacy, can be tricky. Many aging parents are reluctant to ask their children for help with their finances. It means a …
  • Estate Plans Should Include These Health Care Documents An estate plan is more than just instructions for after your passing. Learn about the health care documents you should include in case you fall seriously ill.
  • How to Incorporate Family Values into Your Estate Planning Baby boomers know money isn’t the only important aspect of estate planning. A 2012 study released by the Allianz Life Insurance, Co. showed baby boomers wanted to leave their family more than just financial assets. Researchers found baby boomers identified family values as some of the most important things to pass down to heirs. In …