American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys was established in 1992. Mr. Holmgren has been an active member since 1995. Click here to visit his Academy website.

Long Life in Okinawa

Take a moment to watch this video from CNN on the amazing health and long life of Okinawans.

Seinfeld Has An Answer for Everything

In this classic Seinfeld episode, Jerry and Kramer discuss living wills. Although humorous, it makes a great point about the importance of this key document.


Utah's New Domestic Asset Protection Trust (DAPT)

Effective May 2013, the DAPT statute (or DAPT law) provides a powerful way to protect assets from various creditors and especially from lawsuits.

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1940 Census
Posted on Jul. 25, 2012

Did you know that the digital images from the1940 census were recently released to the public?

These census images are available on,, National Archives, ProQuest, and Visit to utilize a simple search feature to find people you know.

I recently re-connected my mother, 85 years old, to her life in in 1940. At that time, Norma was only 13 years old. She lived in a little western town of less than 300 people. As Norma studied the 1940 census she found her name and the names of those who lived on her street. She was delighted to re-connect to her past and share experiences she hadn't thought about for years. She told stories of having no running water at her home - her family didn't even have a water well on their property. Norma fondly remembered a kind Swedish family who lived across the street who gladly shared their water. Each Sunday evening, Norma and her siblings would load up their large water containers and head across the street to fill the containers with water for the next week.

If your parents, or other relatives are still living, take a few minutes and help them reconnect to their past.  Who knows what treasured memories you'll discover!

Take a few minutes and help your senior friends take a walk down memory lane. 1940 would be a nice place to start!

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About Randy


I help clients prepare for their unexpected death or disability. Using legal documents such as Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney, LLCs and more, we can ensure that your hard-earned assets go to the right people, at the right time, and in the right way–and are managed by someone who is competent, skilled and trustworthy.

I also help clients identify their non-monetary legacy (values, wisdom, principles, beliefs, life experiences, family name and a commitment to certain charitable causes) and how to effectively pass that legacy on to family and others.

Take time to consider the value of your life to others. Don't miss opportunities to leave a greater legacy than just money.

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