Today’s Modern Families Face Troublesome Estate Planning Issues

Since divorce is on the rise, as well as second marriages, blended families have become the new norm – the new modern American family.  In today’s blended family, Spouse A and/or Spouse B might have children from a prior marriage, and they might have a child together as well. In these types of family units, there are unforeseen complications regarding Continue Reading →

6 Ways a Trust Trumps a Will

 “MYTH: I have a Will, so my estate won’t go through probate.”     • #1: Avoiding probate. After your passing, a Will lands your loved ones in the middle of the probate court while a Trust is administered privately outside the court system. Probate is LONG (average of 12-18 months) and EXPENSIVE (average cost of 5% of the market Continue Reading →