Estate Planning Awareness Week

Posted on: October 20th, 2014
The Curran Law Firm Joins WealthCounsel Colleagues in Promoting
 National Estate Planning Awareness Week, October 20-26, 2014
Jupiter, FL, October 20, 2014  – Maura S. Curran, Esq. of The Curran Law Firm announced today that she is joining her colleagues at WealthCounsel in a public relations campaign to showcase National Estate Planning Awareness Week, October 20-26, 2014. 
According to a 2014 industry trends survey of estate planners conducted by WealthCounsel, one of the most common reasons clients engage in estate planning is to spare their family members and heirs the chaos and conflict that often occurs after their death.  Another common reason that consumers engage in planning is to protect their children from mismanaging their inheritance, or to shield their children's inheritance from creditors.
Curran noted that estate planning is one of the most overlooked areas of personal financial management.  More than 120 million Americans do not have proper estate plans to protect themselves or their families in the event of sickness, accidents, or untimely death.  This costs many families wasted dollars and unnecessary hardship that can be minimized with proper planning.
In 2008, the founders of The Financial Awareness Foundation worked with Congress to pass a resolution proclaiming the third week in October as National Estate Planning Awareness Week.  The resolution noted that “Many Americans are unaware that lack of estate planning and financial illiteracy may cause their assets to be disposed of to unintended parties by default through the complex process of probate.”
“Estate planning is a thoughtful process and not merely a single legal transaction,” said Curran.  “As a member of WealthCounsel, my firm has access to a state-of-the-art document drafting system, a network of experienced colleagues throughout the country with whom I can collaborate, and superior educational resources to help me stay on the leading edge of knowledge,” Curran stated.  

About The Curran Law Firm
Established in 2009, The Curran Law Firm works in all areas of estate planning, including asset protection, charitable planning, business succession planning, and estate planning for firearm owners.  For more information, please visit our website at , or call 561-935-9763.

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