Estate planning is overwhelming and many individuals put it off for too long. Once a catastrophe happens it may already be too late. It is important to have the basics set up and revisions can always be made later. There are three essentials. Continue reading
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Whether you are part of a couple or a single parent, married or not, you owe it to your children to plan a guardian and secure their future by planning your estate. Although most often, custody of your children will go to the other parent, in many cases it is complicated. Continue reading
Palm Springs trust and estate lawyers know that having an estate plan in place for elderly individuals is essential. It should be made aware to everyone that estate planning is not an issue for just the elderly. Everybody should actually think about what their own unique plan should be when they are gone. This estate planning process can be done at any age. These financial decisions are very important. It is a good idea to have an estate plan in place in order to make your financial wishes be known. Continue reading
Exactly what is Estate Planning?
When shopping for Estate Planning advisory services, many consumers become overwhelmed by the myriad of options available on the market. Glitzy and persuasive advertising campaigns put out by lawyers, banks, insurance firms and financial advisors add to the confusion. Continue reading
Estate planning is always a difficult thing to do, but it is something that must be done. In order to protect yourself and your family, you need to know where money and assets are going once you or your loved one has passed on. Dying without an appropriately set up will is extremely dangerous, as the government can access these items, heavily tax everything and simply reduce the amount of money and assets the family receives. However, with our Palm Springs trust and estate lawyers, it is possible to take care of the planning now for your peace of mind. Continue reading
A trust or a living trust is a legal document that somehow acts as your will while you are living. It puts all your assets into a trust used later for your benefit until the time you die. It then transfers to your heirs or beneficiaries. Continue reading
Having the government interfere with your estate is one of the biggest problems your loved ones have to handle. This problem becomes even bigger if the person who receives part of the estate happens to have special needs. It can also greatly increase the chances of the government taking an exceptionally active role in the management of the estate. The best way to avoid this is by having a Palm Springs special needs lawyer manage the estate. Continue reading
What is a will or trust contest?
A will contest is a means of trying to correct a portion or even all of the last will and testament. A family member who feels they have been unfairly left out of the will or the conditions contained therein usually files the contest. Continue reading