Do I Need a Will If I Have a Trust?

Why do I need a Will if I have a Trust? We have already had follow up questions from our most recent Estate Planning Seminar, “12 Mistakes of Estate Planning and How to Avoid them.” One question was “Why do I need a Will if I have a Trust?” A Will is still necessary...

Benefits of a Living Trust

While many people have heard of Living Trusts, many of those people do not know about the benefits of a Living Trust or how it can fit into their estate plan. Benefits of a Living Trust can include: Avoiding Probate. (Probate is the costly Court process of...

Why Have a Pet Trust?

Why Have a Pet Trust or Companion Animal Trust? A Pet Trust or Companion Animal Trust is a wonderful way to plan for and protect our pets when we are gone. Our non-human family members are an important part of our lives. They give us love and companionship. Sometimes...