Legal Articles, Estate Planning

What is a Trust, and, Do I need a Trust?

By Samuel McMechan, Esq. www.mcmechanlaw.com A Trust is an instrument of contract used to secure a sum of money, held by a third party, for the future use of your beneficiaries.

Preparing a simple Will is Basic Family Planning We All Need:

Contact the McMechan Law Firm for a free first consultation for an accurate quote for your Will requirements. While pondering a Will, the McMechan law firm can also prepare a Medical Power of Attorney and a Financial Power of Attorney, or an irrevocable or revocable trust, and there are many reasons for getting trust beyond just avoiding tax and probate.

3 Reasons Why It’s Important to Have a Trust

Prevent their assets from being frozen upon their death. To eliminate the timely and expensive probate process. To ensure there is a smooth and quick transfer of assets to their loved ones after they are gone.

PET TRUSTS

Does your estate plan provide for your pets? California law allows pet parents to establish pet trusts for the care and support of their pets in the event of incapacity or death.

THE IMPORTANCE OF AN ESTATE PLAN…AND REGULAR REVIEWS OF THAT PLAN

New case law reaffirms the importance of having your intentions clearly stated in your Trust or Will. Whether you need a new plan; a review of an existing plan; want to discuss your rights as a beneficiary or responsibilities as a Trustee, Cannon Legal Firm can help. Contact us for a free consult.

Do I Need A Prenuptial Agreement?

If you are thinking about marriage in the near term, please contact an attorney at Silverman Law Office, PLLC about whether a prenuptial agreement may be beneficial for you.

What You Need to Know About Probate Estate Administration in Minnesota

This article summarizes the basics of probate law in Minnesota and gives helpful tips for those with questions regarding the probate process.

New Laws That Could Make a Significant Impact on Your Estate Plan

New Laws That Could Make a Significant Impact on Your Estate Plan

Time for Your End of Year Estate Plan Review

Time for Your End of Year Estate Plan Review

New Ohio Law May Dramatically Increase Real Estate Tax

New Ohio Law May Dramatically Increase Real Estate Tax

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