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Daily Estate Planning Tip
If you go through the time and expense to establish a Revocable Living Trust, be sure to “fund” the trust. Too many times individuals think the trust itself will assist in “avoiding probate” and we end up needing a full probate administration or have to establish a guardianship during the client’s lifetime due to the […]
What is Estate Planning?
What is Estate Planning? Estate planning means much more than preparing a Last Will and Testament or tax planning for the disposition of your assets upon your death. Estate planning is the process of accumulating and disposing of an estate to maximize the goals of the estate owner. The goals of estate planning typically include […]
Top Reasons Everyone Needs a Comprehensive Power of Attorney
The benefits of a highly detailed, comprehensive power of attorney are numerous. Unfortunately, many powers of attorney are more general in nature and can actually cause more problems than they solve, especially for our senior population. A proper starting point is to emphasize that the proper use of a power of attorney as an estate […]