The Taxable Estate vs. The Probate Estate?

What Is The Difference Between The Taxable Estate vs. The Probate Estate? The taxable estate is an estate tax concept. It includes the decedent’s interest in every type of property owned at death, plus property over which the decedent had...

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Why Retain An Attorney To Establish A Trust?

You should always work with a lawyer when setting up a trust. A poorly created trust can be confusing, expensive, and/or ineffective. The trouble with do-it-yourself planning is that even if your situation seems simple, you are not aware...

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What is a “Trust” and Who Needs One?

Estate planners are often asked whether trusts are only for the wealthy. Though it is not necessary for some people of modest means to establish a trust, it can be a useful estate planning tool, even if you are...

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