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No Kids, No Estate Plan?

No Kids, No Plan?

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Often times, estate planning is about leaving your assets to your children. But what if you don’t have children?  Tacitly assuming that an Estate Plan is unnecessary for you is a bad idea.  Many other benefits are achieved through planning.

Estate Planning can be even more crucial to a couple without children. Your spouse may be …

Estate Plan

You have an estate plan, now what?

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You have spent hours working with your estate planning attorney to personalize your estate plan and make sure that your future is on the right path. You’ve crossed the T’s and dotted the I’s and all of your estate planning documents are officially in place… now what?

For a lot of folks, privacy is most important, …

Don’t Leave a Mess: How to Avoid Disputes When You Aren’t There to Settle Them

Don’t Leave a Mess: How to Avoid Disputes When You Aren’t There to Settle Them

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Whether you die a prince or a pauper, disputes can arise among those left behind.  Conflicts between your children from a prior marriage and your current spouse; arguments among your kids; disputes between your executor and your beneficiaries – all of these can happen and often do.

In the event you die with no estate plan, …

Ted & Pam Bibler, Fostoria, Ohio

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The process was flawless; had plenty of time to process, ask questions and revisit topics.

Understanding Power of Attorney

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What Is a Power of Attorney?

If you were unable to make your own decisions because of an injury or a debilitating illness, then who would make them for you? It’s a simple question, but far too many people walk into our office without an answer. Health is a fickle thing, and without a power of …

Sally Deal, Bellefontaine, Ohio

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I was concerned about what would happen to my assets upon death.  The initial meeting was very informative and the end product was very complete and presented in a clear way.

Two Secrets of Living Trusts That You Need to Know

Two Secrets of Living Trusts That You Need to Know

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There are a couple mistakes that many people make when it comes to a living will. Find out how you can avoid them here.

James & Ruth Spotts, Findlay, Ohio

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The seminar we attended was a great first step in beginning our planning process.  Our meeting were informative and well organized.

Leonard & Mary Jo Horstman, Cloverdale, Ohio

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We found Ben to be very relatable.  He explained everything in language that made sense.  It was a surprisingly enjoyable process.

Rodney & Susan Echelberry, Fostoria, Ohio

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We thought having a will was enough, but then we heard others tell about the “Probate Nightmare”.  We now feel confident that we have helped our children upon our passing.

 

Do you need an estate plan?

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How can you make sure your assets are protected from long-term care costs?

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What do you do if you have a child or grandchild with special needs?

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Is your estate worth enough to worry about an estate plan?

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Do I need a Trust?

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How often should you update your estate plan?

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How much is your estate really worth?

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Don’t know where to start?

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Janice B. Lucas, Springfield, Ohio

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The attorneys were more than helpful and the meeting process was very easy to understand.

 

Ted & Sondra Robinson, Mount Vernon, Ohio 

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We were very impressed with the AlerStallings planning and meeting process. Jeff was genuine and provided good information.

 

Marcia Nace, Pataskala, OH   

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AlerStallings have been very helpful in my estate planning. They answer every question in a way that I understand. I would highly recommend them.

 

Robert & Deborah Schmidt, Tiffin, OH

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The Elder Law attorneys at AlerStallings made a scary process easy to understand. Our wishes were respected throughout the entire process.

Living Trust

What is a Revocable Living Trust?

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Attorney Greg Aler provides a comprehensive explanation of what a Revocable Living Trust is and what it does.