By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. December 6, 2018 What We Can Learn From Stormy Daniels’ Oral Will Ms. Daniel’s ordeal is certainly the stuff of a “stormy” political suspense thriller, right down to alleged death threats following her tryst with a public (and now presidential) figure that left...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. November 8, 2018 How to Be Fair When Dividing Your Estate Among Your Children The importance of an estate plan can’t be overstated. Without clear inheritance guidelines, rifts may develop among your descendants as they fight over the assets you leave behind. One...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. September 20, 2018 Riverton Man Leaves Millions to Local Charities in His Handwritten Will What do you want your legacy to be after you pass away? If you have not thought about the answer to this question, let the story of Tom Woodyard...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. July 17, 2018 6 Things the Royal Newlyweds Should Update in Their Estate Plans Well, it finally happened! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got married, and the ceremony has been getting rave reviews. Over the past several months, anyone who’s watched the news, perused...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. July 12, 2018 Billy Graham and How Estate Planning Allows You to Say a Final Goodbye People engage in estate planning for numerous reasons. They want to protect their life’s work. They want to make sure their loved ones are well taken care...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. December 5, 2015 9 Reasons That You Should Change Your Will   There are a number of reasons you may need to update your will. Typically, an alteration to your will is the result of a major change in your life. Sometimes, however, even...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. November 3, 2015 Don’t Forget to Change Your Will after You Divorce – Part 2 Recently I wrote a post about how you want to ensure you change your will after you divorce to avoid having your ex-spouse inherit if they are designated...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. October 15, 2015 Don’t Forget to Change Your Will after You Divorce - Part 1   So you’ve invested time, energy, and care into creating a comprehensive estate plan, complete with a will, trusts, power of attorney, health care surrogate, and living will....

How Long Is a Will Valid? By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. May 19, 2015 [VIDEO TRANSCRIPT] BARRY HAIMO:  A will is valid indefinitely. It’s important, however, to review it every 3 years or so, as the laws frequently do change. [END TRANSCRIPT] A “valid will” is a will that is executed...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. May 19, 2015 Can a Will be Changed or Revoked after My Death? [BEGIN TRANSCRIPT] BARRY HAIMO: A will cannot be changed after death. [END TRANSCRIPT] A last will and testament is an important estate planning document that states your final wishes. You can use a...