Estate Planning

Estate Planning Gives You Peace of ...

A basic estate plan addresses what happens to your property and your children when you die. But estate plans can go even further. They can also plan for your .... Read more

Plan Ahead to Reduce Problems with ...

When you die, some type of legal procedure is needed to transfer title and ownership of your financial assets to others. The law provides for several ways of .... Read more

Funeral Planning is a Part of Estat...

A funeral can be simple and low-cost, elaborate and expensive, or somewhere in-between. Many people have strong feelings about the final disposition of their .... Read more

Estate Planning

Penalty-free Early IRA Withdrawals

Traditional individual retirement accounts are a good way to save for retirement. When times get tough, however, and you need some extra cash, it can be tempting to withdraw some of this money before ... Read more

Are “Green Burials” a Legal Option?

“Green” or “natural’ burials are increasing in popularity for two reasons: cost and environmental awareness. The average cost of a traditional funeral ranges from $6,000 to $10,000 - and can b... Read more

Who Needs a Revocable Living Trust?

The average consumer often confuses the terms “living will” and “living trust.” These two estate planning tools could not be more different. A living will states your healthcare wishes and takes effec... Read more

Do I Even Need a Will or a Trust?

As the years fly by faster and faster, most of us start thinking about what will become of our financial and physical assets when we die. Surprisingly few of us actually do anything about it, however.... Read more

Trusts to Achieve Special Purposes

The general purpose of any trust is to manage and preserve property (typically money) for the benefit of one or more persons. However, a trust is usually set up for a special purpose that meets your s... Read more

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