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WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR ESTATE PLAN, DIY JUST WON'T DO

The do-it-yourself mentality has become an integral part of many areas that inform our lives. Thanks to the Internet and even YouTube, consumers now...



Love the Second Time Around Counts. So Does A Sound Estate Plan That Protects Your Kids

Love is lovelier the second time around, or so Frank Sinatra crooned. Old Blue Eyes knew what he was talking about, but ask an estate attorney or two...



One of the Most Important Conversations You’ll Ever Have

It’s never too soon to talk about end-of-life wishes with your family Let’s face it. It isn’t easy but it’s a conversation we all need to...



CAPITAL GAINS TAX: A CHARITABLE TRUST MAY BE THE ANSWER

APPRECIATED ASSETS CAN MEAN HIGH CAPITAL GAINS Many individuals own stock with an extremely low basis, the sale of which would result in significant...



Maureen E. Kehoe presents Wills, Estates and Trusts

Maureen E. Kehoe will be giving a presentation on Estates, Wills and Trusts at Beacon's Stewardship Weekend in Summit on Saturday, March 23 at...



GRETCHAN R. OHLIG BECOMES PARTNER

We are pleased to announce that Gretchan R. Ohlig has become a partner in our firm, and we are now Phelan, Frantz & Ohlig, LLC. The firm will...