Estate Planning for Today and the Future
Bradford & Holliman LLC is a law firm that can help you set your estate goals to care for your family in all stages of life - today, the future if you become incapacitated, and finally, when you pass away.
Asset protection planning | Special needs trusts | Estate tax planning |Family trusts |Gift tax planning | Irrevocable trusts | Legal guardianship | Conservatorship | Living trusts | Long-term care planning | Medicaid applications and appeals | Medicaid planning | Probate | Retirement planning | Revocable trusts | Veterans benefits | Wills
With offices in both Pelham and Scottsboro, Bradford & Holliman LLC represent clients throughout Jefferson, Shelby, Jackson, Madison, Dekalb, and Marshall Counties.
2019 In Review - Happy New Year Reading!
Thank you to all our clients and other lawyers who referred their clients to us for their estate planning needs. We were very busy last year serving our clients, writing articles, making TV appearances, and working with other lawyers. Here is a list of our articles in case one gives you an idea of something you need to handle in 2020.
Estate Planning as a New Year's Resolution - review yours or get started on one now
Where Will Your Riches Go? - planning your beneficiaries
Celebrating Seniors and Their Senior Moments - ways estate plans help seniors today
Weddings Trigger Estate Plan "To Do" Lists - estate planning for newlyweds
Parenthood - A Continuing Education - how your estate plan should change as your children grow up
Scary Estate Planning Stories for Seniors - what ifs that you may not have considerered
Packing for College From a Legal Point of View - critical legal documents for college students
Estate Planning Is For The Living - it's not just for when you're gone
Making a Difference with Your Estate Plan - give back to your community your way
For Surviving Families of Veterans - dependency and indemnity compensation for surviving family members of veterans
Shop from Home for Holiday Gifts - easy options to handle personal memorabilia outside of your estate plan
If you want a more frequent review of our articles this coming year, subscribe to our newsletter which we send out periodically.
How Do I Stop Worrying?
If you need a steady hand to navigate rough waters, call us. We offer a free consultation for estate planning and elder law matters. Let us help you understand your situation from a legal perspective, provide planning options and help you to make a decision that will best achieve your goals and give you peace of mind.
Free initial consultations can be in person, by phone, or by video conference.
Blended Families Require Special Thought
Melanie B. Holliman (formerly Melanie B. Bradford) and John R. Holliman have both personal and legal experience working through the special issues that blended family can bring. They can offer unique advice knowing the day-to-day and long-term impacts of different legal solutions.
Alabama estate planning | Asset protection | Children of divorced parents | Digital assets after death | Elderly care | Emotional abuse | Special Needs trusts | Family trusts | Wills