Trusts

We provide many services relating to Trusts including: Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts; Tax Planning; Transfers of property and other assets. The articles below are meant to give you a general sense of the kinds of services we provide. Please contact us so that we may be able to help you with your specific matter.

  • What You Should Know About Estate Planning With a Living Trust. In recent years, living trusts have grown increasingly popular as substitutes for wills in estate planning. They are sometimes called revocable trusts or inter-vivos trusts. Living Trusts can have several advantages over will, including avoiding probate, avoiding guardianship, maintaining liquidity, and keeping privacy.
  • Living Trusts 101. Living Trusts are becoming more and more popular-an AARP study says that almost a quarter of American aged 50 and over have one, almost double the percentage of 10 years ago. Nonetheless, there is still a lot of misinformation and confusion about them. Your lawyer is your best source of information on whether a living trust is right for you, but this article, the first in a series, tries to give you an overall picture of their advantages and disadvantages.