Passing real property to a loved one properly

One common way to avoid probate of real estate after the owner dies is to hold the title to the property in joint names with rights of survivorship with children or other beneficiaries. This is accomplished by adding the names of the children and certain legal terms...

Choosing the Right Successor Trustee

Today many estate plans contain irrevocable trusts that will continue for the benefit of a surviving spouse’s lifetime and then for the benefit of several generations. ┬áSince these trusts are designed to span multiple decades, it is crucial to choose the right...