In July, Pennsylvania created a new law to help people plan for their digital assets in the event they can no longer manage them on their own. The Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets law (RUFADA) helps people make informed choices about who can access and control their electronic records including social media accounts. In this episode of Planning Now, estate planning attorney Ryan … [Read more...] about What You and Your Agent Need to Know About the New Digital Assets Law
In late March, Congress passed the CARES Act as a way to provide some economic relief to businesses, families, and individuals impacted by the COVID-19 health crisis. One part of the CARES Act included direct Economic Impact Payments to qualified individuals. As a result, most Americans have or will receive a check from the U.S. Treasury in the amount of $1,200 for each adult, and an additional … [Read more...] about What Should I Do If I Receive an Economic Impact Payment for a Deceased Individual?
This unprecedented time of uncertainty has impacted all facets of our lives. We have had to adjust how we live our lives and work each day, and proper estate planning has become even more essential. Here are a few things to consider during this era of social distancing. First, if you have estate planning documents already—a Will and/or trust, Powers of Attorney for Assets and/or Healthcare, and … [Read more...] about Estate Planning Considerations During This Era of Social Distance
You may think you've done your estate planning - you don't have to think about that again. But did you know there are circumstances that may automatically impact your Will? In this Planning Now! episode, estate attorney Ryan Fields discusses the different life events that can impact your Will. Planning Now! is a publication of the KingSpry Estate Law Practice Group. Planning Now! is meant … [Read more...] about Planning Now! Circumstances That May Modify Your Will