I am a native of Lawrence and my family is all from Kansas. While I was in law... more
I am a native of Lawrence and my family is all from Kansas. While I was in law school, my grandma, Evelyn, started developing dementia. She eventually moved from the home where she raised all 4 of her children to a different town to be closer to one of her children who could help take care of her. She lived in a small duplex for a few years but due to her increasing dementia and a couple of ... view profile
I am an attorney at a well-respected law firm in Lawrence, Kansas, in practice for... more
I am an attorney at a well-respected law firm in Lawrence, Kansas, in practice for over fifteen years. While our firm handles virtually all civil matters, the focus of my practice is estate planning and probate administration. In estate planning, I enjoy helping people think through their unique situation and plans, then drafting the appropriate documents – a Will or Living Trust, Powers of A... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.