My Spouse Just Died. What Do I Do Now?

We receive this call often: “My spouse just passed away.  What do I do now?” During this understandably difficult, jarring time for the person calling, we help them get organized, and stabilized, in the following areas:   Mental Health When did the spouse pass away?  If it’s very recent, the caller is likely to be […]

You Wouldn’t Trust Your Pet to Just Anyone, Would You?

When thinking about leaving things to your loved ones after you’re gone, the first things that typically come to mind are your home, vehicle, and other personal belongings. But for the pet owners out there, it’s important to ask the question: “who would I trust to take care of my pets?”   Video: Dave explains […]

10 Steps to Writing a Will

What is a Will? A Will is a document that puts your intentions in writing so your family knows exactly what you want to happen when you’re no longer around. Wills are useful in documenting your wishes but generally don’t help to avoid probate.   Wills typically include: What you want to happen to your […]

8 Benefits of Consulting an Estate Planning Attorney

Having an estate plan ensures that your affairs are in order and that your wishes are followed when you’re no longer around. There are many benefits to consulting an attorney when you begin your estate planning journey.    Importance of Estate Planning Preparing for the future – you and your loved ones will be taken […]

The Living Trust as a Sleigh

Living Trust jargon can be confusing, but Santa Claus and his sleigh are here to help! Think of The Living Trust as a Sleigh:   Santa & Mrs. Claus: Settlor/Grantor/Trustor Santa and Mrs. Claus created, maintain, and update Santa’s sleigh. Like the manufacturer of a vehicle, you design, build, and name your Trust. During your lifetime(s), you’ll continue […]

Wills vs. Trusts

What is a Will? A Will is a document that puts your intentions in writing so your family knows exactly what you want to happen when you’re no longer around. Wills are useful in documenting your wishes but generally don’t help to avoid probate.   Wills typically include: What you want to happen to your […]

Introducing SuccessionLegal®

Dear Friends, Exactly nine years ago, I started Singh Law Group with the goal of providing empathetic legal guidance to families navigating the loss of a loved one or planning for death or incapacity. In the years since, it’s been a privilege to work with hundreds of families and to connect with countless colleagues and […]