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.

Estate Planning for Baby Boomers

As Depression-era parents pass away, you might start thinking about your own estate planning needs and desires. Regardless of your financial situation, estate plans can help smooth the transition for your family – and not having one can be a mistake. Read more…

The Pros and Cons of Trusts

Trusts can be a useful tool in estate planning. Learn their pros and cons to see if they are right for you. Read more…

Using a Living Will and Health Care Proxy to Determine Medical Care

While you are still able to, it’s important to make decisions on who will decide your medical and financial care should the unexpected arise and you are no longer able to do so yourself. Read more…

Will Your Heirs Mishandle Their Inheritance?

If you’re worried your heirs will mishandle their inheritance, setting up a trust could be a valuable tool. A trust can help ensure your assets benefit the people you love long after you pass on. Read more…

Can a Trust Strengthen Your Estate Plan?

If you’re exploring options for your estate plan, you may want to consider setting up a trust. You don’t have to be wealthy to benefit from this key legal tool. Read more…

Creating a Trust When Your Family Has Debt

It’s still possible to protect your assets for loved ones after you pass away with a trust – even if you have debt. Learn how your debt could affect any trusts you may want to create. Read more…

Taking Digital Assets into Consideration in Estate Planning

Ever wonder what will happen to your digital assets when you pass away? The topic is becoming increasingly relevant as more of us use online accounts, and it’s important to have a plan. Read more…

Leave a Legacy Through Estate Planning

Everyone leaves a legacy upon passing. That legacy can include intangible things like how you raised your family or how you served your community. Your legacy can also include tangible gifts to organizations that have been important to you, such as your place of worship, your alma mater, or a charity. Read more…

What Are Your Top Retirement Concerns?

Retirement can be a relaxing stage in life, but for some it comes with a whole new set of anxieties. Many seniors have concerns other than simply whether or not they will leave behind an inheritance. Read more…

Dying Without a Will Can Have Unintended Consequences

Life is full of unexpected events, and if you die without a will, the state will determine how to distribute your assets. This could vary greatly from your intentions, which is why an estate plan is the best way to ensure your wishes are carried out when you’re gone. Read more…


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