If not knowing the answer to a question drives you crazy, we have a lot in common.... more
If not knowing the answer to a question drives you crazy, we have a lot in common. In fact, that was the main reason why I became an attorney. Before law school, I worked as a technology consultant for a Big 4 firm and owned a small businessand I felt apprehensive every time I encountered a legal issue. I found it challenging to find any clear guidance that would help me solve the real-world pr... view profile
I am a mother of 2 lovely girls and have been married to a wonderful husband for 6... more
I am a mother of 2 lovely girls and have been married to a wonderful husband for 6 years. Law is my second career. Before becoming a lawyer I was a school teacher for children with special needs and had worked with children for special needs for the last 15 years. I have a B.S. in Human Services, Master's in Special Education, and Juris Doctorate. I have devoted a large portion of my ... view profile
Kim Gossage was raised in Sterling, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C., which... more
Kim Gossage was raised in Sterling, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C., which means she is a die-hard Redskins fan. When her mother died unexpectedly at 46, Kim served as executor of her estate and as guardian for two elderly family members. As a result, she gained firsthand knowledge of how daunting the legal system can be for folks who are grieving and she learned the importance of plan... 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.