If asked to be a trustee, anyone, unless previously experienced in this field would not know what the responsibilities are. How much work is involved? What is the time frame? Do I need to prepare tax returns and handle accounts? Can I get help? When do my responsibilities end?
How Did the Son of a Wealthy California Property Developer Get $15M, after Being Left out of His Dad’s Trust?
Almost three years after San Diego developer and philanthropist Conrad Prebys died, a court fight continues over control of his $1 billion estate.
The government calls these payments “reimbursements,” and Medicare and Medicaid do not handle this process the same.
You might be amazed at some of the bizarre places that people put their documents. It would take you a month of Sundays to find the papers if the person had not told you where to look.
Anyone with a child with special needs understands the need to prepare for the future. A trust is always a good place to start, and figuring out a savings goal for that trust is a key part to your planning.
Understand how Social Security spousal benefits work to make the most of your retirement funds.
The last thing anyone wants to see is all of that hard work negated at the end of their life. I’ve said this a million times, but stop putting off your estate planning and deal with it today!