Apple recently introduced its new Digital Legacy service. While Google, Facebook, and others have had policies in place for a few years to address what happens when a user passes away, Apple previously provided no recourse to grieving loved ones who … [Read more...] about How Can Loved Ones Access Your Apple Devices When You Die? Is the New Digital Legacy Service the Answer?
Estate planning is the process of creating a roadmap of how you want to manage your wealth while you are alive and distribute it after you death. It allows you to dictate what your wishes and goals are now to prepare for times when you are no longer … [Read more...] about Planning for Illness is Important as Pandemic Continues
Laws that impact postmortem asset transfers can be changed via legislative mandate at any time. We keep a finger on the pulse of these matters so we can implement strategy adjustments when they become necessary. Because there is now a new … [Read more...] about Stepped-Up Basis may be in Jeopardy
As the year draws to a close, it’s time to take one final look at your finances and your estate plan. This will help you not only tie up any loose ends before December 31st but planning now will also help you start the new year off on a solid … [Read more...] about Five Estate Planning Moves to Make Before Year-End
So much of what we do at the River Valley Law Firm is to help people plan for disability and death. Right now fears are running high, especially for people over 60 and those with underlying health conditions, the very people most eager to be using … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Preparedness
For parents, arguably our most meaningful legacy will be our children. We spend such a significant part of our adult lives working hard to feed, clothe, and educate them. Many of us spend hours upon hours supporting our children’s extracurricular … [Read more...] about Because We Love Them To The Moon and Back