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More Than Just Your Money: Leaving a Real Legacy – Who You Are & What’s Important to You

After you are gone, your loved ones will miss you deeply. They will long for your words of counsel and concern. Hearing your voice again would be a tremendous gift.

Through our unique legacy process, you can give your loved ones the most precious gift – a lasting expression of your love. What could be more valuable?

At Codispoti Law we believe estate planning is not just about transferring your financial assets and personal belongings. It’s also about capturing and transferring your valuable intangible gifts: who you are and what’s important to you – your values, insights, stories and experience.

I would like to share one story about a former client – several years ago before I met her, her mother had died.  Her mother had left her a voice message on her cell phone, and for years she would listen to that message when she missed her mother very badly.  That was, until one day that message was accidentally deleted.

How she wished she still had that voicemail message, or any recording of her mother telling her how much she loved her, what her mother’s hopes for her had been, or any important life lessons she wanted to pass on.

I would tell my clients to record a message for their loved ones and put it in a safe place or simply write notes to their children letting them know how they felt about them.  But so few people ever actually did it. We just get so caught up with the day to day of our lives that focusing in on leaving a legacy seems to take a back seat.

We realized we’d have to build this into our planning process and not make it just another thing you’ll get done someday. That’s why we make it part of our planning for every client to help you capture and pass on more than just your money: your intellectual, spiritual and human assets, who you are and what’s important to you.

For more information about how we help you pass on your most valuable assets – your values, insights, stories and experience  – to your loved ones, or about our resources for leaving your family with a true legacy, please contact us!

WHAT WOULD IT BE WORTH?

Can you picture someone who’s passed away, someone you love and miss deeply?   Can you recall a conversation you had with them? Can you remember the sound of their voice and what they told you?  What if you could hear their voice again?

What if they could speak to you—heart to heart—and share their wisdom and advice?  What would it be worth to you to hear their words one more time?

What is it worth to you to know that they’ll always know exactly how much you love them?  It’s worth a lot to us and we are honored to be able to provide you and your family with this gift.

  • "I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard...we cannot succeed when half of us are held back."


    - Malala Yousafzai
  • "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."


    - Martin Luther King, Jr
  • "You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results."


    - Mahatma Gandhi
  • "Diversity: the art of thinking independently together."


    - Malcolm Forbes