How Can I Avoid Probate?

How Can I Avoid Probate?

What is Probate? Probate is the legal settlement of someone’s money and property, known as their estate, after they have passed away. The court will begin the process by validating the will if there is one. Then the court will divide your estate to your creditors,...
You might be in a pickle if… You get Your Trust or Will from the Internet

What are the Duties of a Trustee for an Irrevocable Trust?

The trustee is the person responsible for the management of a trust. He or she has a duty of loyalty, known as a fiduciary responsibility, for the beneficiaries of the trust. This places a legally enforceable standard of care on the trustee. The trustee must Protect...
You might be in a pickle if… You get Your Trust or Will from the Internet

What Will Happen to My Special Needs Child After I am Gone?

The Child Whether 2 or 82 years old, your child’s welfare is a major concern for you. Your special needs child may be able to maintain gainful employment, but they may not be able to live independently. You want to make sure that they are taken care of for the rest of...
You might be in a pickle if… You get Your Trust or Will from the Internet

Why would I want a Trust?

Benefits The benefit of a Trust is to protect your family and assets, and to ease the process of settling your estate. A Trust is simply a set of instructions. The instructions explain what you want to happen with your estate for beneficiaries, debts, and taxes. It...