Join estate planning attorney Jennifer Guimond-Quigley for a live recording on the nuts and bolts of estate planning for new parents. After the session, attendees will walk away with:
- General knowledge on estate planning concepts
- What parents of young children especially should be focused on, such as the benefits a trust, will and powers of attorney provide
- What to consider when designating guardians for minor children
Additionally, Jennifer discusses common pitfalls in naming children as direct beneficiaries of estates and transfer on death accounts and the best way to provide long term financial oversight for a minor child’s inheritance. This Zoom session was followed by a Q&A for parents at the end.
About the speaker
Jennifer Guimond-Quigley is the owner and managing attorney at the Law Office of Jennifer Guimond-Quigley, currently in its tenth year of operation. She realized early on in law school that she had a passion for both family law and estate planning. After gaining experience in these two areas both during and after law school through several small firm positions, Jennifer decided to start her own firm. With her solo practice, Jennifer loves having the freedom to collaborate with her clients to achieve the best results possible without the constraints common to practicing with larger firms.
Jennifer has an extensive background in business and accounting, which has been invaluable in her legal practice. She spent years working as an accountant, and that experience has been imperative in counseling her clients about the financial and tax impact of their decisions and agreements. Jennifer’s comfort level with numbers allows her to easily explain their complexities in a relatable way to her clientele. Jennifer resides in Chicago with her husband and children.