Asset protection is an essential part of a comprehensive estate plan and should be a part of the discussion between you and your estate planning attorney. It is a feature of estate planning intended to protect your assets from any possible legal interference or judgments or creditor claims. You … [Read more...] about Asset Protection in Estate Planning
Charitable gift giving is an important part of giving back to the community and supporting the causes we believe in. There is a range of ways you can take advantage of to help out local or national charities. You probably have dropped cash into a Salvation Army bucket during the holidays or bought a … [Read more...] about Common Types of Charitable Gift Giving
As adults, most of us do not always think about our own estate planning than we should. With this in mind, helping aging parents with estate planning is important to your parents and also to you. Your aging parents will one day need your help, and things will go better if there are certain tools in … [Read more...] about Helping Aging Parents With Estate Planning
Thinking about how your estate will be distributed at the end of your life can seem overwhelming and premature at the same time. Do you need to do anything right now? Could something happen later that would impact your estate plan? How can you reduce taxes, provide for your family, and leave a … [Read more...] about Estate Planning Through Life Changes
Like any court proceeding, there are fees the court charges for the probate of someone’s estate. Much will depend on the estate itself. The probate fees are paid from out of the estate, not from surviving family members. Probate includes filing the will with the court, identifying all assets in the … [Read more...] about Are There Probate Fees?