Author: William G. Nolan

Tough Conversations to Have With Your Parents Regarding Aging

It’s time to have some tough conversations about aging with your mom, dad, and other important family members.


Probate, or the probate process, is a court-supervised disposition of a deceased person’s assets and liabilities.

Use These Tips to Find the Right Elder Law Attorney

To find the best lawyer for estate planning or elder care plans, there are some tips that can help you.

Handling Losing a Loved One

Many people believe that just because they have a Will, they can avoid the probate process.

Everything You Need to Know About DIY Wills

Laws regarding last wills and testaments vary from one state to the next.

You’ve Heard People Talk About a Lady Bird Deed, so What is It?

Lady Bird deeds are an enhanced life estate deed that’s only available in a handful of states.

What Are the Differences Between a Guardianship and a POA?

A power of attorney (POA for short) and guardianship require a person to make some of the same decisions.

What a Swell Graduation Present!

Many of you have children graduating from high school within a few months. Soon they will be turning 19 and will be considered, under the eyes of the law at least, to be ADULTS.

How Can a Will Save My Family A Lot of Money?

When a person dies without a Will, state law requires that an Administrator be appointed to handle the process of probating the estate, passing assets to the next of kin, paying off creditors, filing tax returns and so on.

Life Estate Deed: What is it? Is it right for me?

One of the hardest assets to deal with when trying to avoid probate is your home.