An Amazing Three Years

About three years ago, I made one of the biggest decisions of my life. With a five-month old in tow, in the middle of complete house remodel, and an empty client list, I decided to open my own practice… and it was one of the best choices I have ever made. Not only did it…

When Should You Revise Your Will?

Congratulations!! You’ve prepared yourself and your family for the future. Creating a Last Will and Testament (preferably in conjunction with a Revocable Trust and Advanced Directives) is a huge accomplishment. But even if you already have an estate plan, you’ll want to examine these documents periodically to make sure they continue to reflect your wishes.…

Is there a new addition to your family?

Ahhh, that fresh newborn baby smell. There’s nothing like it in the whole world. It makes you forget the sleepless nights, the thousandth diaper you’ve changed today, the crying that rattled your heart as you attempted to inhale that plate of food you called “lunch.” In the midst of caring for your newborn or young…

Alzheimer’s can happen to you

53. Fifty. Three. That’s how old country singer, Jay Allen’s, mother is. She is currently dealing with the early onset of Alzheimer’s Disease. See the beautiful video below of the song he wrote and dedicated to his mother aptly titled, “Blank Stares,” on stage at the Dubuque County Fair. Did you know that the youngest…

New Website Section!!

Even though she started with the firm almost a year ago, it took me some time to establish a section for our all-star paralegal, Stephany Lopez (probably because I had to read it a thousand times and make sure it was perfect, but also because we are just so incredibly busy working on our clients’…

Do you need to update your Will?

If you have completed your estate plan: GREAT JOB!!! You’re one step ahead of the curb.  But creating a great plan isn’t where it ends. Just like you go each year for a checkup with your doctor, you should revisit the plan you created and make sure it still applies to your current lifestyle, family…