Estate planning is often looked upon as the act of expressing the way you want your assets to be distributed in writing in a legally binding manner. This is certainly at the core of the matter, but … [Read more...] about Limit the Likelihood of a Will Contest
Many people have some misconceptions about trusts. One of them is the idea that a trust is a singular option, and you transfer assets out of your name when you establish a trust. The first thing to … [Read more...] about Are Assets in a Living Trust Protected?
Some people do not consider the possibility of using a trust as an estate planning tool because they harbor misconceptions. There are those that think that a trust can never be dissolved or revoked, … [Read more...] about Can You Dissolve a Trust?
Most people think about estate planning and they immediately equate it to the creation of a will. This is an estate planning document that you can use, but there is a lot more to it, and we will … [Read more...] about Don’t Overlook These Important Estate Planning Documents
When you put your estate plan in place, you may breathe a sigh of relief with the understanding that you have finally put the responsibility behind you. This is understandable to some extent, but it … [Read more...] about Estate Plan Revisions Will Probably Be Necessary
There are some myths that circulate about the estate planning process, and if you buy into them, you can make errors because you have incomplete information. With this in mind, we are going to debunk … [Read more...] about These Estate Planning Myths Can Lead You Astray
If someone asks you to be the executor of their estate, you may understand what you have to do in a general sense, but the specifics are another matter. With this in mind, we will look at some simple … [Read more...] about How Does an Executor Settle an Estate?
Are you going to be making an inheritance planning decision that may not sit well with your children or someone else that will be expecting a bequest? If you answer this question in the … [Read more...] about Take These Precautions to Prevent an Estate Challenge
In this post, we are going to explain why you do in fact need a will if you have a living trust. But first, we will provide an overview of these trusts so you understand the advantages they … [Read more...] about Do You Need a Will With Your Living Trust?
While we are on the topic of updating your plan, you should consider one of the most important documents - your Trust and/or Will. Read More from The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. … [Read more...] about Updating Your Plan: Your Trust or Will