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Do Trusts Protect From Creditors?

Trusts are useful estate planning tools. One of the best things about them is that they can be used to protect your assets from unwanted/unintended beneficiaries, estate taxes, and more. That way, you can leave your assets to your intended friends and loved ones. But what about creditors trying to collect a debt? Trusts have […]...

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Does a Trust Protect Assets in a Divorce?

Divorce can be a complex and emotionally challenging process. Estate planning is no different. Planning your estate can be even more confusing if you have to consider the possibility of getting divorced. If you’re in this situation, you may be wondering how much protection a trust offers your assets during a divorce. The Law Offices […]...

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6 Reasons to Start Estate Planning Early

Estate planning is not something that most people want to think about, let alone do, as most of the time, estate planning involves planning for what happens after you pass away. This is understandable, but it doesn’t always have to be the case. Trusts can be used and accessed while you are still alive. In […]...

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6 Ways to Avoid Your Will Being Contested

Writing a will or trust is an important step in ensuring that your assets go to whom you want them to after you pass away. However, even with careful planning and consideration, you can’t always keep someone from trying to contest your will or trust. When this happens, conflict and tension can arise amongst your […]...

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6 Assets a Trust Can Hold That a Will Can’t

Many people are familiar with the idea of a last will and testament, but not everyone is familiar with trusts. For the sake of comparison, a will is a legal document that outlines how a person’s assets should be distributed after their death. A trust is similar in that it distributes assets after death, but […]...

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5 Problems With Handwritten Wills

Many people want to save time and money where they can, even when they’re planning their estate. However, a will is one of those things you can’t do without a professional. You might think that a handwritten will is fine, but handwritten wills offer little protection and can lead to numerous problems for your loved […]...

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