Estate Planning Workaround idea needs work

To a certain extent, everyone does some of their own estate planning without consulting their attorney. Once you understand the context and effect of a decision, you don’t always need to ask your lawyer’s opinion. That said, there are some planning concepts that are very technical and, if done incorrectly, can cause heartache, increase expenses, block progress, or increase taxes (among a few of the possible negatives).

Estate Planning is for Young Adults, too

This column first appeared in the San Antonio Express News and other Hearst Newspapers on November 26, 2018. Dear Mr. Premack: I know you work primarily with retirees, but since you write about Wills and Estate Planning I’m hoping you can answer this question. My husband and I have two young children, pets, and a…