Should I Name My Minor Child as a Beneficiary #EstatePlanningAttorney

Kenneth BarneyEstate Planning Lawyer, Kenneth Barney, Trust Administration, Trusts, Wills Attorney2 Comments

As an estate planning attorney in Mesa, Arizona I am frequently asked the question by parents: Should I name a minor child as a beneficiary or contingent beneficiary of a life insurance policy? This question has very important legal and financial ramifications that may affect your child positively or negatively for years to come and thus, should be properly evaluated. … Read More

Estate Planning Lawyer: A Will Makes Your Passing Easier on Heirs

Kenneth BarneyEstate Planning Lawyer, Kenneth BarneyLeave a Comment

A frustrated son recently wrote into a well-known advice columnist, lamenting the fact that his father refused to create a trust based estate plan or even a will that would designate how his property and various businesses should be handled in the event of his passing. The son questioned whether such action was “selfish.” Our Mesa estate planning attorneys agree … Read More