Search Results for: "Trusts"

June 2, 2022

You Can Provide Income to Your Heirs From Charitable Trusts

A charitable trust is an irrevocable trust that provides income to heirs while benefiting you or a charity. If you are philanthropically…

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November 18, 2021

A Guide for Understanding Irrevocable Trusts

A client asked us this interesting question: After my brother died, he left money in a revocable trust for my children –…

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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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December 8, 2022

Make Your Estate Plan Conflict-Free

While you are younger and mentally fit, proactive planning can drastically reduce family conflict and infighting among your heirs….

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November 17, 2022

Comparing Elder Law and Estate Planning

Even though these two types of law are for different stages in life, they are often handled at the same time. …

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October 20, 2022

The Aspects of Life Care Planning

While some overlap exists between the two, learning and implementing strategies from both law practice types is crucial to prepare for successful aging and preserve a family legacy. …

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October 13, 2022

What is the Right Amount of Inheritance for Each Child?

Without a will, there are sure to be problems between family and loved ones. You may find it difficult to sort out, but creating a will is the responsible thing to do….

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October 6, 2022

The Probate Process

Probate proceedings seek to validate the decedent’s last will and retitle the estate’s assets into the name of heirs according to the deceased’s wishes….

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September 22, 2022

Your Estate Plan May Be Affected by Changes to Tax Law

Tax law change proposals are on the verge of becoming law, which may have significant impacts on some of the commonwealth transfer…

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