Estate Planning Articles

Before Your Kids Leave for College, Make Sure They Sign These Legal Documents

BEFORE YOUR KIDS LEAVE FOR COLLEGE, MAKE SURE THEY SIGN THESE LEGAL DOCUMENTS Many parents will soon watch their children become adults (at least in the eyes of the law) and leave home to pursue their education and career goals. Turning 18 and moving out is a huge...

Probate: What It Is & How To Avoid It – Part 2

Probate: What It Is & How To Avoid It - Part 2 Unless you’ve created an estate plan that works to keep your family out of court, when you die (or become incapacitated) many of your assets must go through probate before those assets can be distributed to your...

Probate: What It Is & How to Avoid It

Probate: What It Is & How To Avoid It Unless you’ve created a proper estate plan, when you die many of your assets must first pass through the court process known as probate before those assets can be distributed to your heirs. Like most court proceedings, probate...

Why Putting Your Family Home In A Trust Is A Smart Move – Part 2

Why Putting Your Family Home In A Trust Is A Smart Move - Part 2 If you are like many homeowners, your home is likely your family’s most valuable and treasured asset. In light of this, you want to plan wisely to ensure your home will pass to your heirs in the most...