TuckerAllen Estate Planning Blog

The TuckerAllen Estate Planning Blog provides useful insights about wills, trusts, elder law, special needs planning, and more. If you have questions, or are ready to talk to one of our estate planning attorneys about your wishes for you or your family, please contact us.

Pour Over Will: What It Is and How It Works

A pour over will is a critical component of any estate plan that utilizes a revocable living trust. In this article, we will explore what exactly a pour over will is, its relationship with an estate plan, and its relationship with a revocable living trust. We also will describe how a pour over will relates... Read more » Read more…

How to Write a Will

A last will and testament (will) is the legal document that forms the basis for a typical estate plan. In this article, we will define what a will is and what it can and cannot accomplish in an estate plan. Next, we will walk through an overview of the process to prepare a will as... Read more » Read more…

Business Succession Planning Explained in TuckerAllen Town Hall

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Estate Planning Checklist: Important Steps and Must Dos

This estate planning guide will walk you through the most important estate planning considerations. Read more…

Town Hall Discusses Strategies for Long-Term Care

​TuckerAllen recently hosted a virtual town hall discussing strategies to help pay for long-term care. The town hall was hosted by moderator Scott Trout and featured a panel of TuckerAllen estate planning attorneys who discussed one of the most common dilemmas people face as they age. Read more…

TuckerAllen Town Hall Discusses Trust Distribution Options

TuckerAllen recently hosted a virtual town hall that provided a detailed overview of trust distributions, hosted by moderator Scott Trout. The town hall featured a panel of TuckerAllen estate planning attorneys who reviewed the most important information concerning trust distribution options. Read more…

The Pets of TuckerAllen

At TuckerAllen, we love pets. In fact, almost every single TuckerAllen employee has a dog in their household! Whether it’s a good report card from doggie daycare or a worrisome report from the vet, we spend a lot of our free time talking about our furry companions. We consider our pets our family. Read more…

TuckerAllen Virtual Town Hall

TuckerAllen, your partner in estate planning and elder law, is hosting “Estate Planning with Purpose: TuckerAllen Town Hall,” a virtual roundtable conversation about relevant estate planning issues and tips to prepare for your future. Read more…

Understanding Trusts

When you create a trust, you are creating an asset. You are utilizing resources, in order to protect the financial interests of yourself or your designated loved ones. Depending on the type of trust, you can find yourself shaping your estate and your future. Read more…

What to do With the House When Entering the Nursing Home

Leaving the home that you own and going to a nursing home can seem like a challenge that leaves you with many questions. What happens to the home? Does it get sold? Can my children acquire it? If it does get sold, who gets the proceeds from the sale? How does this affect taxes and insurance? Will this affect my Medicaid? With all of these questions, it is best to consult an elder law attorney . Read more…