Simple vs. Simplified Wills – the true value of an estate plan

The first thing that many of my clients say to me is that they only need a ‘simple’ Will.  They often assume that their situation is not unique or since their earnings are relatively modest, their Wills don’t merit specialized attention.  On the surface that may appear to be a fair assessment, but when I […]

An Expat’s Life for Me – reflections from my childhood

My early childhood was far from normal.  Born in England, I spent the first 10 years of my life in four cities and moved nine times.  My parents weren’t in the army, nor were they diplomats although our lives certainly mirrored those who were.  We may have had a nomadic existence in those times but […]