Stop Procrastinating, Start Planning Your Living Trust

Stop Procrastinating, Start Planning Your Living Trust Don’t wait till the end to start planning your living trust.. Do it when you’re mentally healthy and able to make the right decisions. There are many benefits of planning your estate. The distribution of assets and any stipulations in your medical care are just some of the small details a living trust will cover. What is a Living Trust? A living trust is a legal document that places your assets in a … Continued

Benefits of an Estate Planning Attorney

Benefits of an Estate Planning Attorney Are you wondering if there are really any benefits to hiring an estate planning attorney? You might be waiting to write your will thinking it can be done later, with little if any legal assistance. Or you could be panicking, already knowing your estate has many facets that you need to get in order. Fast. Perhaps it’s time to contact an estate planning lawyer. What Does An Estate Planning Attorney Do? Attorneys practice in … Continued

How to Avoid Probate

How to Avoid Probate When you’re in the process of estate planning, understanding how to avoid probate can help your beneficiaries forego the costly expense and the burden of court proceedings. What is Probate? Probate is a detailed and lengthy legal process that happens after someone’s death. Probate is usually paid for from the estate, and will involve court and lawyer fees. Because probate can take years to settle it’s important that you know how to avoid probate. Save your … Continued

Top 5 Estate Planning Mistakes

Proper planning can help you avoid any of the following top 5 estate planning mistakes. Not only will this ensure your estate is passed on as you intended, it will help prevent disputes among family members.. Top 5 Estate Planning Mistakes Not Having an Estate Plan– Everybody needs to plan their estate. Do not make the mistake in thinking that you can hold off and wait a few more years. Planning the distribution of your assets will actually make the … Continued

Top 5 Reasons to Do Estate Planning

While one might not want to think about the inevitable, it’s eventually going to happen. The following top 5 reasons you need to do estate planning prove that no matter how old you are or how much money you have, there’s no such thing as being too prepared. 1 – Ease the Family Burden Estate planning specifies the individual(s) who will inherit your property and all of your assets once you’re gone. If you have minor children, estate planning will … Continued