Wills & Estates

James W. Cobb, Partner at Cobb & Waites, PLLC

Why Do I Need a Will?

I frequently give seminars on estate planning and answer questions during consults that have the most basic estate planning question, “Do I need a Will?” Typically, the simple answer is yes. My goal in an estate planning consult is to listen to the person in front of me, understand what their goals are, and convey to them what estate planning vehicles can get them where they want to go. Read More »

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Elizabeth Waites, Partner at Cobb & Waites, PLLC

I’ve been named executor of an estate. Now what?

If you’ve been appointed an executor of an estate, it’s important that you contact an attorney to assist you through the process. Although you can go through the process without an attorney, please be cautioned that failure to administer the estate properly could subject you to liability by either the IRS or other beneficiaries of the estate. Read More »

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