Estate Planning Solutions
Is it really important to have an estate plan? Learn from the mistakes of others who didn't have a well-conceived estate plan and the repercussions to their family. This class focuses on understanding Wills, Trusts, Health Care Directives and Powers of Attorney and the role each plays in you families decisions. You'll learn to avoid probate. Discussion includes commonly made mistakes and how you can avoid unwanted consequences. It's never too early to make your plans and save your family the headache of trying to figure out your wishes and settle your estate.
Bonnie Wittenburg is an estate planning, probate and trust administration lawyer who takes special pride in her ability to explain complex concepts in easy-to-understand ways. As a baby boomer, Bonnie’s life experiences include the deaths of her parents, deaths of friends, and her father’s ill-prepared succession plan for the family business. Indeed, Bonnie’s bad experience with her father’s estate plan is a key reason that she is so passionate today about good estate planning. Bonnie has a bachelor’s degree from Drake University, an MBA from Columbia University and a law degree from the University of St. Thomas.