Author Archives: Dana Kyle

Is Probate Really Necessary?

Clients often think that having a Will avoids probate.  Just the opposite is more likely true.  Having a Will helps direct what you want to have done with your assets on death, but usually a probate is required to have a Personal Representative (i.e. Executor) appointed by the court and vested with the power to… Read More »

Necessary Business

Many new businesses set up their company’s organizational documents and see that they cover the basics: ownership, voting and business purposes.  But there are some less immediate but equally important considerations: deadlock, capital calls and restrictions on transfers.  A good company agreement should cover these additional considerations. Many new businesses are set up with a set of… Read More »

Leaving Behind Information Regarding Your Digital World

An often overlooked aspect of your estate plan is leaving behind the details of your digital world.  We often think about leaving behind information on burial and funeral instructions, financial paperwork, prenuptial agreements, and even safe deposit boxes and home safe combinations, but an often overlooked piece is leaving behind information concerning your logins and… Read More »


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