We talked about the various things you should think about and get in order, so that if ‘something happens’ your loved ones don’t have to do a frantic search for your important information.
Aretha Franklin’s handwritten wills might not pass muster in some states. However, a court in Michigan, where she died, is more likely to take them seriously, experts say.
Trusts fall into one of two main categories. The first category is composed of those that are established while the grantor (one who establishes the trust) is alive and are termed inter vivos (while living) trusts.
There are plenty of aging parents out there making life difficult for their adult children…
You may have a will or a full estate plan that was prepared by an attorney in another state, or perhaps you haven’t yet taken the important step of planning your estate.
Parents are often more than happy to offer financial advice to their children. They like to feel needed and want to make sure you’re on solid financial ground. However, it’s important to turn the tables and ask about their financial plans, too.