Thomas H. Sullivan
Attorney at Law
Latest Blog Posts
Being Deployed? Here’s What You Need to Do
Posted on: July 20th, 2019
You just received your orders, and you will be deployed shortly. No matter the time frame, there is still time to make sure your affairs are in order....
The Role of an Agent Under a Power of Attorney
Posted on: July 20th, 2019
For most people, the phrase “power of attorney” means very little. Even for those educated on the subject, it is easy to forget exactly who serves what role and why. Whether you are unfamiliar with the concept or simply need of a refresher, keep reading to learn what it means to be an agent under a power of attorney....
Financial Powers of Attorney
Posted on: July 17th, 2019
The wealth, property, and investments we accrue over a lifetime are often significant. While you have carefully managed your finances through the years, there may eventually come a time when you cannot handle such decisions. To plan for the likelihood that you are unable to manage your financial affairs, it’s important to have everything in order while you’re still of sound mind....
Can I Make a Video Will?
Posted on: July 10th, 2019
In the golden age of the smartphone, you’re never far from a camera. This has made the sharing of videos and photos easier than ever before. Easy access to a quality camera has led many people to wonder: can I make a video will? More importantly, folks are curious about whether such a “will” can hold up in court. Given how ubiquitous technology is these days, it’s natural to have such questions!...
Can I Make Estate Plans Without My Spouse?
Posted on: July 8th, 2019
The average American family has changed a great deal over the last few decades. The assumption that a couple will share finances, tax obligations, and a last name is one that does not necessarily apply in the 21st century. There are more options than ever before to keep your finances, identity, and future plans separate. This sense of independence leads many married people to question: can I make estate planning decisions without involving my spouse? The answer can be more complicated than you might expect....
Estate Planning for Military Families
Posted on: July 4th, 2019
No matter the time of year, it is always a good opportunity for members of the military and their loved ones to consider setting up — or revising an existing —estate plan. Military families need to consider special estate-planning issues that others do not. This is particularly true when one or more family members are deployed overseas. Beyond this, members of the military have access to special benefits and resources. This can become complicated and, for this reason, it is important to seek special help if you are a military family....