Estate Planning

Plan for your future today. Learn the specific estate planning documents you need to protect yourself and your loved ones.

What Assets Need to Be Listed for Probate?

Determining whether an estate has assets that are not subject to probate can save you time and money. Here are several types of assets that qualify…

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How to Stress Test Your Estate Plan

Taking a few precautions will protect your estate plan from challenges and will ensure your wishes are carried out after you pass away.

Estate Planning 101: Lessons Learned from Celebrity Mistakes

Cautionary tales to inspire you to get your Will, Trust, and Living Will in order.

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End of Life Decisions: What Families Face

When beloved comedian Joan Rivers had no chance of recovery, her daughter had to make difficult decisions on her behalf. Find out how to protect…

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Estate Planning: Gifting Unrelated Caregivers

What does the law say about leaving money or property to caregivers or friends who aren't related to you?

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Estate Plans and Intellectual Property: What to Consider

When creating an estate plan, you want to be sure to take all your property into consideration—including your intellectual property.

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How Do I Transfer Title of a Property From a Person to an LLC?

Transferring your real estate holdings to an LLC may limit your personal liability for claims or lawsuits involving the property.

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What Does a Trustee Do?

The trustee plays a crucial role in the management and distribution of a trust. Find out what the trustee's responsibilities are.

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How COVID-19 Is Propelling Virtual Estate Planning

New regulations can help you—and your attorney—complete estate planning virtually, but rules vary by state.

Who Should Be Your Successor Trustee?

A competent and reliable successor trustee can help achieve your goals and provide continuity of management