Search Results for: "Trusts"

September 2, 2021

A Guide for Understanding How Pet Trusts Work

Hotel heiress Leona Helmsley left a trust fund for her Maltese dog named “Trouble” to the tune of $12 million dollars in…

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June 2, 2021

Discerning Wills and Trusts

There are different benefits to using both wills and trusts for estate planning purposes. Each state has specific laws and regulations governing…

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July 15, 2021

Planning to Receive an Inheritance

When we think of estate planning, we often think about preparing our accounts……

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June 21, 2021

How to Responsibly Leave an Inheritance to Your Grandchildren

Estate planning attorneys frequently hear from their clients, “I’d like to leave something to my grandchildren. What’s the best way to do…

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June 3, 2021

How a Will Works

A complete estate plan, contains a legally binding mandate called a will, describing the distribution of assets upon death. If you die…

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June 2, 2021

The Trust Protector: Your Guardian Angel

What is a Trust Protector? Traditionally, the three roles that must be filled when setting up a trust are the settlor (also…

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Creating a Treasure Map: The Benefits of Preparing an Inventory Before Death

If you have already done your estate planning, you have taken a significant step toward ensuring that your loved ones will know…

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Is Your Estate Plan Incapacity Proof?

For most people, it is perfectly natural to think about estate planning only in terms of planning for death. While planning for…

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Can Dual Citizenship Ruin Your Estate Plan?

In early 2020, married actors Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson became honorary citizens of Greece. The president of Greece bestowed this honor…

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Protecting a Loved One Who Is, Will Be, or Has Been Incarcerated

It is natural to want to protect our loved ones no matter what. However, you may be finding it difficult to provide…

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