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Can I safely tell my lawyer things that I don’t want my family to know?

Can I safely tell my lawyer things that I don’t want my family to know?

Every lawyer generally has a duty of confidentiality, which prohibits the unauthorized disclosure of confidential client information.  There are exceptions, however, such as when disclosure is necessary to prevent the client from committing a fraud that would...

What is estate planning and do I need it?

Estate planning is necessary because, as the old expression goes, “You can’t take it with you.”  Estate planning is the process of putting together a plan, which will allow someone to step into your shoes to manage your assets in the event of your incapacity and carry out your wishes after your lifetime.