Category: Trust Planning

Blended family

Estate Planning Tips for Blended Families

Today’s modern family often looks a little different than it once did. While the nuclear family once meant two parents and their children, things are more blended these days. As people get married, divorced, and remarried, they often wonder about their estate planning duties and how to update their plans as their lives change. Any time a parent passes away or becomes incapacitated, there is pot...

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money and documents

When Should You Start Building a Family Trust?

A family trust is a valuable tool to ensure that your beneficiaries receive their inheritance soon after your passing and under the specific stipulations that you set. However, there is a common misconception that trusts are limited to the ultra-wealthy, or even just the moderately wealthy, and this is simply not true. The truth is that many people are perfectly qualified and would benefit from...

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Your Simple – Yet Comprehensive – Guide to Estate Planning

Each year, millions of Americans dismiss estate planning efforts because they believe it is too complicated. While crafting estate plans can be confusing at first, the process can be simplified when you are working with the right team. Understanding the essentials of estate planning can help you and your family plan for a bright future without allowing anything to “fall through the cracks” when...

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Your Quick Guide to Trusts and the Benefits of Having One

Many people assume having a last will and testament is the centerpiece of any satisfactory estate plan. While they certainly have their benefits, having a will is far from the only piece of planning to consider. Trusts, in fact, offer a simple way to transfer assets to your loved ones while avoiding probate. There are several reasons to establish a trust. In Texas, there are just as many typ...

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