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Avoiding Probate on Investments with a TOD

Avoiding Probate on Investments with a TOD

Upon death, a person’s belongings pass through the probate process to clarify and establish the contents of the estate on record and determine who gets what. Without any documents indicating the decedent’s will, the state determines how an estate is distributed as per existing intestate laws. If a will exists, it passes through probate and

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FAQs About Living Trusts - Werner Law Firm

FAQs About Living Trusts

Among the many ways to build an estate plan and prepare for the inevitable, the trust is arguably one of the more complicated options. A trust involves creating and legitimizing a legal agreement between two individuals for the benefit of a third, effectively creating an entity that temporarily possesses ownership over your properties and assets,

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Advantages of Living Trusts

Living trusts are touted as among the best and most common estate planning tools, for a good reason. They are versatile, keep you protected from probate, help you maintain privacy, and can turn a complicated estate into a smooth inheritance. But a living trust is not as simple as a will, and setting one up

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Comparing, Understanding Different Types of Trusts | Werner Law Firm

Comparing, Understanding Different Types of Trusts

A trust is a legal entity that enables the transfer of assets from one person to the next. While all trusts have the same end goal, a different type exists for every circumstance. It works as an instrument for temporarily holding wealth under the trust’s name, separate from the original owner and beneficiary, before passing

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