About Reg P. Wydeven

Hoping to follow in his father’s footsteps from a young age, Reg’s practice primarily consists of advising individuals on estate planning, estate settlement and elder law matters. As Reg represents clients in matters like guardianship proceedings and long-term care admissions, he feels grateful to be able to offer families thorough legal help in their time of need.

Don’t Try This at Home

One of my favorite TV commercials is for an app that helps people find a financial advisor. It features a man being wheeled out of his house on a gurney who says to the EMTs, “In hindsight, I probably shouldn’t have tried to remove my own appendix. What was I thinking?” The voiceover goes on […]

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Three Techniques to Avoid Probate

Probate is a legal process that comes into effect upon your passing, and its purpose is to supervise the fair distribution of your assets to your heirs, beneficiaries or creditors. The process is triggered when your assets are frozen, which basically means that you haven’t designated any beneficiaries nor joint owners who could inherit your […]

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Will or Trust: Which One is Right for You?

It depends! (Typical lawyer answer). The fact is that no two estate plans are exactly the same. Your goals, family structure, and particular situation will dictate what kind of estate plan you need. Let’s look at a few important factors to consider when deciding between a will-based estate plan and a revocable living trust-based estate […]

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