Entries by Davis, Davis & Associates

Capacity Issues in Relation to Estate Planning

A common misconception that often arises in my practice is that someone who is cognitively “stable” automatically has testamentary capacity and is capable of drafting (or directing someone to draft) their estate planning documents. According to the CDC, 1 in 4 Americans in 2023 have some form of a disability and according to the Alzheimer’s […]

Funding a Revocable Living Trust

As of late, many of my clients are choosing to structure their estate plan using a revocable living trust instead of relying simply on a will. They prefer to cost advantage, the privacy, the savings in time and the added control over assets that a trust can provide in the event of their incapacity and […]

Get to Know…Jaimie Mans

As much as I love writing about Estate Planning and Probate law, what I love even more are my co-workers (honestly!). It’s a very unique culture at Davis, Davis & Associates, and one in which I have not personally experienced in my professional life. Each member of our team is vital to our success, in […]

The Probate Process in Alabama

In reality, the probate process in any state could fill up an entire book, but this blog post will (hopefully) give you a general overview of what to expect if you are anticipating having to navigate the probate court for the purposes of handling a decedent’s estate. For the purposes of this particular blog post, […]