With a new year upon us, many people are taking the time to evaluate where they are in their lives and where they want to go in the future. In a period of such reflection, it is a good idea to put together an estate plan and/or update your existing plan. While unpleasant to think about, death is inevitable and disability is possible. Putting together a proper plan can eliminate confusion and minimize the inconvenience to your family and friends should it become necessary for them to take over your affairs. Our estate planning attorneys have experience working with estates of all sizes and with both traditional and non-traditional families. The pitfalls of no estate planning or of a poor plan are many. See this recent news article. Our attorneys can ensure that your wishes are fulfilled and can help maximize the amount of assets that transfer to your heirs.