Considerable common sense prevails across an article recently written by a commentator on estate planning for families.
Uh, sooner is better than later?
We note the current century in the above-cited blog headline for this reason: In the aggregate, Americans are certainly living longer presently, with that reality bringing immediate -- and material -- implications for estate planning.
Have you ever paused at the term "elder law" and wondered about its focal concerns and parameters?
Our blog and multiple other media outlets that seek to provide relevant and timely information to readers regarding estate planning considerations often point out the egalitarian nature surrounding that subject matter.
"[Y]ou have the right to do whatever you want to with your estate."
What does teaching children about money management, fundamental business realities, debt/borrowing, credit, economics and other financial matters have to do, if anything, with estate planning?
Most people do tend to accumulate things, and the "stuff" that piles up over the course of a lifetime can be considerable.
Some select fields of law are certainly a bit more people centric than others are for one very specific reason: people.
"[Y]ou have to address the elephant in the room."