Estate Planning Blog

Why you want to Avoid Intestacy.

Why you want to Avoid Intestacy.

Why You Want to Avoid Intestacy When planning for the future, leaving things to chance is rarely wise. This holds especially true for your assets and estate distribution after you're gone. Intestacy, or dying without a valid will, can lead to unintended consequences...

What are the Basics of Trusts?

What are the Basics of Trusts?

Estate planning is an important process that allows individuals to protect their assets and ensure their wishes are fulfilled after they're gone. One crucial aspect of estate planning is the use of trusts. Trusts aren’t just for the uber-wealthy; using one in your...

How Can I Leave Property to a Minor?

How Can I Leave Property to a Minor?

When it comes to estate planning and will preparation, designating beneficiaries is a crucial step. A beneficiary is a person who will receive assets or benefits after the death of the account holder or policyholder. While adults can easily be named as beneficiaries,...

How Does a Special Needs Trust Work?

How Does a Special Needs Trust Work?

A special needs trust, or SNT, is an integral part of planning for the financial security and lifestyle of a family member with special needs. A special needs trust can allow the trust’s beneficiary to receive financial support from the family for supplemental needs...