COOKEVILLE – WCTE is hosting a free estate planning and will preparation class Monday, Nov. 4 at 11 a.m. at the Putnam County Library located at 50 E. Broad St. in Cookeville. Guest speaker Joy Buck-Gothard will be speaking on understanding the impact of choosing a good executor or trustee, working effectively with an attorney, paying attention to beneficiary designations and other important issues around estate planning.
Estate planning is one of the most overlooked areas of personal financial management. It has been estimated that more than 120 million Americans donot have proper estate plans to protect themselves or their families in the eventof sickness, accidents, or untimely death. This circumstance can cause unnecessary expenses and financial hardship for the families involved. Proper planning can help avoid these unintended consequences.
Joy Buck-Gothard is a partner at Gothard Law in Cookeville. Her office is located at 190 S. Lowe Ave. The firm specializes in estate planning (including wills, trusts, gifting, and long-term care planning), probate and trust administration, conservatorships/guardianships and adoptions. Gothard is a Cookeville native and enjoys working with families.
If you are interested in attending this free class, reserve a seat by emailing Avery Hutchins at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 931-528-2222 ext. 220. Class participants will receive a free estate planning booklet.