Thomas H. Sullivan
Attorney at Law
Latest Blog Posts
Finding the Right Fit: Questions For Prospective Wills and Trusts Attorneys
Posted on: June 14th, 2018
It goes without saying that estate planning is incredibly important and is more than just having a will or a trust. Estate planning offers a sense of security for you and your loved ones that your wishes will be carried out. With such an important and personal endeavor, selecting the right Wills and Trusts Attorney is crucial....
The Biggest Threats to Successful Estate Planning
Posted on: June 11th, 2018
Poor estate planning is a recipe for disaster. Look no further than Dickens’ Bleak House—or a telenovela—to witness the tragedy and melodrama inadequate estate planning can cause. While having your estate planning documents prepared is the first hurdle to overcoming these types of disasters, there are several threats that lurk around the corner that might derail your wishes....
Steps For Starting the End-of-Life Conversation
Posted on: June 7th, 2018
No one wants to discuss death and dying. And yet, it’s a critical time in everyone’s life and one for which we know we need to prepare. While many people have the desire to share their wishes, something is preventing people from openly communicating with their families....
One Call You Must Make After You Buy a Home
Posted on: June 5th, 2018
During the home buying process, you worked with a lot of individuals: your realtor, the seller’s realtor, the title company, the loan officer, and the home inspector. Now that you have finalized the purchase of your house, there is one more expert you need to call: your estate planning attorney....
Do It Yourself Estate Planning?
Posted on: May 1st, 2018
There are many software programs, as well as websites, that sell do-it-yourself estate planning documents. These websites and form tools seem to offer a convenient and cost-effective alternative to consulting with an estate planning attorney. But do they really meet your needs and protect your family? Is online, do-it-yourself estate planning worth the perceived upfront savings?...
The One Thing Every New Grandparent MUST Do As Soon as Possible
Posted on: May 1st, 2018
Congratulations on welcoming the newest addition to your family. Being a new grandparent changes everything -- including how you approach your finances -- and is one of the most joyous occasions in life. The excitement of a new baby -- and all of the firsts that come with this bundle of joy -- can grab all of your attention and focus. That being said, there is one thing that every new grandparent must do as soon as possible that is often overlooked. Specifically, every new grandparent shuld immediately create (or revise) an estate plan so that it includes your family’s newest generation. ...