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Estate Planning

Privacy Advantages of a Living Trust

22nd November 2010
I find as an Atlanta GA trusts lawyer that many people donít realize the privacy issues that will face their family should they die without a living trust. Thatís simply because upon your death, everything you are leaving behind to your loved ones automa...
Author: Steve Worrall
Trusts

Revocable Living Trust

10th May 2010
For those who place a premium on their privacy, they will love the privacy afforded by a properly drafted and funded Living Trust. The extent of your assets, the details of administration, and the identity of the recipients of your estate need not be disc...
Author: marketer
Estate Planning

How to "HEET" up an Estate Plan

25th March 2010
Under IRC Sections 2503(e) (concerning gift taxes) and 2611(b)(1) (concerning generation skipping transfer ("GST") taxes) (hereafter the "IRC exclusion provisions") all "qualified transfers" for tuition or medical expenses are excluded from both gift and ...
Author: Julius Giarmarco, Esq.
Estate Planning

Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples - Part Two

24th March 2010
Part One of this article deals with non-tax estate planning issues facing unmarried couples. This article focuses on some basic gifting strategies that unmarried couples can utilize to reduce or eliminate death taxes. Part Three of this article examines s...
Author: Julius Giarmarco, Esq.
Estate Planning

What is probate?

15th March 2010
Probate is a court-supervised process for transferring a deceased person’s assets to the beneficiaries listed in his or her will.Typically, the executor named in your will would start the process after your death by filing a petition in court and se...
Author: swapnamanikssys
Trusts

Protect Your Welfare With A Beneficiary Trust.

25th November 2009
If you consider protecting your wealth, take into account creating a beneficiary trust. This trust is an irrevocable process since you agree to give up control over your welfare in your beneficiary's behalf. A beneficiary can be anyone you wish. This pers...
Author: Klik Sail
Trusts

The Dynasty Trust, The Perfect Way To Protect Your Generations Welfare.

25th November 2009
Each human being has a weakness when it comes to wealth. If you care about your future generations, consider creating a dynasty trust. It gives you the opportunity to protect your estate as well as to secure their future. The dynasty trust is a complex...
Author: Klik Sail
Trusts

Attorneys For Or Against The Grantor Trust.

25th November 2009
As a definition, a grantor trust is a process that takes place when one decides to organize his/her welfare. The grantor can coordinate his/her belongings during his life time. One of its advantages is that the grantor has the right to change or even canc...
Author: Klik Sail
Trusts

Grantor Trust - The Perfect Way To Control Your Welfare.

25th November 2009
A grantor trust could be defined as the trust over which the grantor or any other specialized person has the power to control the trust's assets or income. The welfare can be controlled during the owner's life who has the power to cancel or change it. ...
Author: Klik Sail
Taxes

Saving Taxes With The Spouse Trust

13th November 2009
A spouse trust is a trust account which can be established to give your spouse the ability to defer taxes as well as to protect the family interests. This act settles that only the spouse can use the estate and no one else, during his lifetime. Upon your ...
Author: Klik Sail
Trusts

Living Trusts for Estate Planning

05th November 2009
If you decide to use Living Trusts in your estate plan, your estate will likely avoid the expense and delay of probate, and your privacy will not be impaired by public records of your estate assets or beneficiaries. However, there are several countervaili...
Author: Steven R. Bennett
Estate Planning

Have a Will, But You Also Need a Trust

05th May 2009
You no longer have a need for a court Executor to manage your assets for people whom you've already named as recipients to your assets. After-death distributions under a living trust are usually implemented privately, and avoid probate. This works because...
Author: jesuscole
Legal

Executors and Trustees Are Not the Same

08th September 2008
Let's review the difference between a will and a living trust before looking at the differences between the estate planning terms executors and trustees: A will is a legal document directing the disposition of assets upon a person's death. A living ...
Author: Author Unknown