Estate and Elder Law

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Tangible Personal Property: What Does it Encompass?
Posted on 12 Jan 2015 by Jennifer Hillman

By Jennifer F. Hillman The phrase “tangible personal property” is a term of art frequently utilized by estate practitioners when drafting documents. However, what is, and what is not tangible personal property is not always clear. A recent... Read More

Back to Basics: The Four Estate Planning Documents that Everyone Needs
Posted on 9 Mar 2011 by David A. Shulman

Sometimes, posts on law blaws can get a little bit esoteric. Every now and then I think it's useful to go back to the beginning, and set forth the documents that comprise a basic estate plan. Every single adult should have these in place, regardless... Read More

Writing a New Will vs. Adding a Codicil
Posted on 14 Mar 2011 by David A. Shulman

I was talking to someone the other day who wanted to change their Will, which was not originally drafted by me, and asked me if I would do a a codicil for them. I told them no. While I would be happy to draft a new will from scratch, I don't... Read More