Trusts

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...

Dennis Hopper Saves Heirs with Last Minute Estate Plan Changes

Posted on: March 10th, 2016
Dennis Hopper, known for his role in Easy Rider, wanted to leave his fortune to his family. Well, not everyone in his family. Hopper made numerous estate planning changes in the last months of his life. His goal? ...

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....

Where is the Best Place to Store Your Original Estate Planning Documents?

Posted on: July 31st, 2015
Estate planning attorneys are often asked where original estate planning documents – wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives – should be stored for safekeeping. While there is no right or wrong answer to this question, consider the following:...

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. ...
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