Estate Planning

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Estate planning: A holiday checklist

As your family grows and changes, your estate plan should, too. Family holiday gatherings are a great time to ask these five important questions to…

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Can a Revocable Trust be a Sole Member of an LLC?

To pass your property on to beneficiaries cost-effectively when you die, consider combining a revocable trust with an LLC. It's surprisingly simple.

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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 Is Springing Power of Attorney?

A power of attorney is a crucial part of an estate plan, but in some cases, a springing power of attorney—which only “springs" into effect if you…

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Appointing a legal guardian for the elderly

Applying for the appointment of a legal guardian may be an option if your elderly loved one becomes incapacitated and can no longer make important…

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A smart way to avoid probate: The living trust

Assets in a living trust are not considered part of your estate at your death, meaning they can often be distributed without the complications and…

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Charitable giving in trusts

A charitable trust allows you to give to your favorite charity while still generating a stream of income from the donated assets.

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FLP: What is a family limited partnership and how can it save your family money?

Despite its increasing popularity, the family limited partnership comes with some significant disadvantages that may make it an unsuitable tool for…

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What is a family trust?

A family trust is any trust vehicle that you've set up to benefit members of your family.

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What is medical power of attorney?

With a medical power of attorney, you can appoint someone to make healthcare decisions for you if you become incapable of making those decisions…

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