Probate is often looked at as a long, daunting, and expensive process. It certainly can be but does not have to be as overwhelming as most peopleLearn More
What Happens to our Children if Both My Spouse and I Die?
It is a question no one likes to think about. It's also one of the most important questions that should be discussed after you have kids. WhatLearn More
Do I Need a Long Term Care Plan?
When creating your overall estate plan, a long term care plan should definitely be part of the discussion. You may feel overwhelmed by the manyLearn More
Why Quarantine is the Perfect Time to Start Your Estate Plan
We all have things that are perpetually on our “to-do” list, and certain items always seem to get pushed to the backburner. For many people, estateLearn More
Advance Medical Directives vs Living Wills
When you create an estate plan, there are three (potentially four) major documents that should be drafted. Everyone should have a (1) Last Will andLearn More
Do I need a Probate Lawyer?
Generally speaking, probate is a process that is mandatory after someone passes away. The court verifies the last will and testament and appoints anLearn More
Your Business and COVID-19
We previously addressed how we, as a firm, were taking extra measures and precautions around our office to keep you and our staff as safe and healthyLearn More
5 Common Mistakes When Naming a Beneficiary
In light of the current uncertain world we are living in, it has reminded us that now is as good a time as ever to review our estate plans and ensureLearn More
As estate planning and elder law attorneys, Smith Barid is dedicated to serving our most vulnerable citizens, including seniors, those who are ill,Learn More