Probate

Wills vs. Trusts: A Quick & Simple Reference Guide

Posted on: May 10th, 2016
Confused about the differences between wills and trusts? If so, you’re not alone. Here’s a quick and simple reference guide...

Wills, Trusts and Intestacy: A Quick Comparison of These Estate Planning Choices

Posted on: April 25th, 2016
Most people have heard that estate planning is important and that putting a plan in place is, as Martha Stewart would say, a “good thing.” Unfortunately, many people never get around to doing anything about it either because...

3 Mega-Celebrities Who Died Without A Will: Do Not Follow In Their Footsteps!

Posted on: February 25th, 2016
When you sign a will, you get to decide who gets what (and when and how) after you die. Without a will, state law doles out your belongings according to a set of rules the legislature wrote....

Dispelling the Top 3 Estate Planning Myths

Posted on: August 24th, 2015
Don't make these mistakes! Understanding the top three estate planning myths will help you to create and maintain a plan that will work the way you expect it to work when it’s needed....

Is a Revocable Living Trust Right for You?

Posted on: June 5th, 2015
Revocable Living Trusts have become the basic building block of estate plans for people of all ages, personal backgrounds, and financial situations. But for some, a Revocable Living Trust may not be necessary to achieve their estate planning goals or may even be detrimental to achieving those goals. ...

Warning: 5 Things That Can Go Wrong with Pay on Death ("POD") Accounts!

Posted on: May 27th, 2015
POD accounts sound great, don’t they? In general, POD accounts are easy to set up and make sense for many people. But what can go wrong with them?...
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