Planning for the Future

In this series of podcasts, John King, a member of the firm's Estate Planning and Wealth Preservation practice group introduces the topic of estate planning.

Each episode in this series will focus on one or two estate planning topics and provide the listener with a basic understanding of what they might expect to encounter in the estate planning process.

Are you single, married with young children or an older, well-established family looking at retirement and approaching old age? No matter where you are in life, "Planning for the Future" is important and we hope this series will help you to develop an estate plan that safeguards your financial security, facilitates the management of your and your family's assets during lifetime and furthers the goal of a well-organized and efficient transfer of your estate to your heirs.

About Scolaro, Fetter, Grizanti, McGough & King, P.C.

Since 1979, the Syracuse-based law firm of Scolaro, Fetter, Grizanti, McGough & King, P.C. has provided sophisticated tax, estate planning, business, employee benefits and litigation services to its individual, business and professional clients throughout New York, Pennsylvania and Florida.

In this episode, John King brings you an overview of estate planning and some of the choices you may have to make in the future.

In this episode, John King talks about life planning in terms of your will, a power of attorney and a health care proxy.

In this episode, John King talks about the distinctions between probate and non-probate property and the options for their eventual place in your estate plan.

In this episode, John King talks about the course of action taken by the court when someone dies without a will, and some of the things to consider when making a will.