1. 7 Reasons to Consider a Trust for your Family

    7 Reasons to Consider a Trust for Your Family

    Do you consider trusts to be instruments of the wealthy?  While it is true that many Americans of means have trusts to protect and pass their wealth, there are a number of reasons why trusts can also be useful for middle-class families. Here are 7 of them: Control distribution of assets. You wouldn…Read More

  2. Image of Larry King and a microphone in a studio.

    Larry King’s Death Highlights the Importance of Updating Your Estate Plan for Divorce and Death – Part 2

    Legendary TV and radio host, Larry King, died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on January 23rd, 2021 at age 87. Larry was hospitalized in December due to COVID-19, but he’d recently been moved from the ICU to a regular hospital room after recovering from the virus. However, the famed …Read More

  3. An adorable cocker spaniel lies on the floor looking upward with his huge brown eyes.

    What Happens to Your Pets When You Die?

    Don't Forget Your Furry Friends! If you have pets, my guess is that you love them as much as you do your children. I’m also guessing that you have not provided any written, or better yet legally, documented instructions about what should happen to them if you become incapacitated or when you die. …Read More

  4. A father walks along the shoreline of a beach with his toddler in hand. Barefoot, they walk in the beautiful blue ocean water.

    Trusts vs. Wills

    4 Things Trusts Can Do That Wills Can’t Both wills and trusts are estate planning documents that can be used to pass your wealth and property to your loved ones upon your death. However, trusts come with some distinct advantages over wills that you should consider when creating your plan. That sai…Read More