Working with an Estate Planning Attorney to Secure Your Children’s Financial Future

One of the most important aspects of estate planning is the overall effect it will have on an individual’s or couple’s children.  Whether these are minor children who will need a guardian or adult children who are already on their own, the need for financial planning exists.  A good estate planning attorney in Bethesda or Largo can help you determine what needs there are and how best to go about meeting them.  It’s possible that creating a trust will be the right path for you.

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing A Guardian

familyWhen you have minor children, you should always name temporary (short-term) and permanent (long-term) guardians.

A temporary or short-term guardian is someone (or a couple) who will immediately be there for your children if anything happens to you. For example, if you are in a car accident, your temporary guardian will care for your children until you are able to do so. Your temporary guardian should be someone who lives nearby, within 20 minutes or so.

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