estate planning

Wills: Q & A
What is a will? Why should I have a will? Our comprehensive question and answers resource can help you understand why having a will is important to you and your family.


Estate Tax Planning
Careful estate planning has asset protection advantages. Upon the death of you or your spouse, certain assets will go into trust for the benefit of the surviving spouse. You want to have your estate plan designed so that the maximum about possible will go into trust.


Estate Administration
A comparision of estate administration WITH and WITHOUT a revocable trust.


Additional Trusts and Resources

Trusts for Children

Comparison: Experience WITH Protective Trusts for Children versus WITHOUT Protective Trusts for Children

Asset Protection

Assets held within a revocable trust are not protected from creditors. Because the settlor can revoke the trust at any time, he is deemed to have control over the assets. Therefore, the revocable trust is disregarded.

Living Will

A Living Will is a document which allows an individual to authorize his or her physician to withhold or discontinue extraordinary means or artificial nutrition or hydration if his or her condition is terminal and incurable or if diagnosed as being in a persistent vegetative state.