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INFORMATION ABOUT TRUSTS: The Basics & What YOU Need To Know About Trusts

INFORMATION ABOUT TRUSTS: The Basics & What YOU Need To Know About Trusts

Sometimes, when your lawyer is discussing your estate planning goals, he or she will suggest that you should create a trust as one of your estate planning tools.

A trust is a separate legal entity apart from you that reflects your intent about the distribution of your property in the trust.

There are many different types of trusts. This document will discuss only the common types of trusts that we draft in this office

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MYTHS ABOUT WILLS: Things You Thought You Knew

MYTHS ABOUT WILLS: Things You Thought You Knew

There are MANY MYTHS about Wills and how they work in probate Common Misunderstandings:  If I write a will, my estate will be simple, and it won’t have to go through probate If nothing is contested we do not need to do probate We need to use that other asset to...

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Things you can do for yourself to begin your Estate Plan

Things you can do for yourself to begin your Estate Plan

People put off going to a lawyer to set up an Estate Plan - they are busy and the budget is tight. You should go to the lawyer to get documents drafted, but there are many things you can do for yourself before you do that.  Writing a will is not all there is to an...

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