Estate Planning Resources

There are many questions people have when it comes to planning for the future, and making sure everything is in order in your estate plan. You may not know where to look or know what questions to ask, but Ellis Law Offices, P.C. is prepared to answer those questions for you and guide you through […]

Introduction to Estate Planning

This is the first blog of a series regarding Estate Planning.  This segment will give a broad overview of issues to be considered.  The later blogs will provide more specifics.  I will attempt to first show the forest.  This will be followed by a series examining specific trees within the forest.  We will discuss the […]

Incapacity Planning

What is Incapacity?    Incapacity is defined in Iowa the same as incapacity for a guardianship or a conservatorship under Iowa Code §633.556.  It is defined as functional limitations that make a person unable to communicate or carry out important decisions concerning a person’s affairs.    What happens if I am in the hospital and unable to make decisions?  What happens […]