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  • Estate Planning Myths

    If you have a trust to avoid probate and distribute assets, the process might be easier for all parties To avoid probate, you may want to place your assets in an individual revocable trust for your children

  • Why Estate Planning Is Essential for Unmarried Couples

    Revocable Trust. A revocable trust can be especially important for unmarried couples. By using a trust and skipping probate, your assets also remain private.

  • Trusts from A to Z

    Here’s a rundown of revocable or irrevocable trusts, credit shelter trusts, generation-skipping trusts Revocable trusts. Also known as a revocable living trust, this trust lets you manage your trust during your lifetime. A revocable trust can also reduce the estate tax burden on your beneficiaries. Irrevocable trusts. This is the opposite of a revocable trust.

  • What Are the Advantages of A Retirement Trust?

    However, today, more and more people are turning to individual retirement trusts as a way to plan for Simply put, a trust is an estate planning tool that lets you set aside funds for certain beneficiaries an IRA and the long-term control that comes with a trust. How Do I Set Up a Retirement Trust? #Retirement #retirementtrust #trust #Trusts

  • Powerful Estate Planning Tools for Charitable Giving

    Bequest in your Will or Revocable Trust One of the simplest and most direct ways to benefit a charity upon passing is to leave a bequest in your will or revocable trust. A bequest is a statement in your will or trust explaining how much you would like to leave to benefit

  • Pros and Cons of Wills and Living Trusts | Harris County Will and Trust Lawyer

    As a Harris County will and trust lawyer, I realize that those of us in the estate planning industry Wills and Trusts are key documents that do essentially the same thing, in theory. Cons A living trust can be more expense to set up initially. You will also have to transfer ownership of all assets that are placed in the trust. You cannot create a guardian for your children in a living trust.

  • Media Mogul Has Estate Planning Mess

    revocable (which can be changed later) or irrevocable. A trust anticipates problems and can define what the creator of the trust means by incapacity, which The trust should define the meaning of incapacity and who determines incapacity. The critical issue in all of this is who controls the seven-trustee board of his trust: the National Many trusts will have a term that’s automatically effective when the creator of the trust hits a designated

  • How to Create a Living Trust in 5 Simple Steps

    Trustee – The trustee manages the assets placed inside the trust according to the trust agreement. Even revocable living trusts may allow for some tax savings at the margins. If you structured your living trust as revocable, you retain total flexibility as a grantor to alter plan – marriages, births, relocations, deaths, etc. trust activity.

  • What Are the New Rules for Special Needs Trust?

    The Basics of Special Needs Trusts A special needs trust is designed to provide financial support for The trust establishment process involves legally transferring assets into a trust which can be used to special needs trusts (SNTs). with the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2015. While having the ability to establish your own trust, there are some drawbacks to a first party trust

  • Meet David Bowie, Estate Planning Guru

    many think that in light of his advanced planning and financial foresight, he likely used one or more revocable or irrevocable trusts.

  • Estate Planning When You Have a Stepfamily

    Using a Trust To Provide for Stepchildren and Stepgrandchildren The goal of a living trust — also known as a revocable living trust or a revocable trust — is to store assets for you while you are alive, so Houses, land, vehicles, bank accounts, and other assets can all be included in a living trust. Unless you say otherwise, any assets maintained in a living trust will be for your benefit during your This could be in a will, trust, or some other mechanism.

  • What Is a Special Needs Trust Under Texas Law?

    Under Texas law, a special needs trust is a trust that allows a person with a disability to have money uncles to contribute to that trust. Is There a Difference Between a Supplemental Trust and a Special Needs Trust? There is one difference between a supplemental trust and a special needs trust. into the trust upon death.

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