Creating a successful, and comprehensive, estate plan requires you to do more than simply focus on to whom you wish to gift your estate assets. You will also need to consider how and when those assets are distributed. For many people, avoiding probate is also an important estate planning goal. If you hope to steer […] The post Vero Beach Living Trust Attorneys Steer Clear of Probate appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Although your Last Will and Testament likely serves as the foundation for your estate plan, if you create a comprehensive estate plan it will include a wide range of additional estate planning tools and strategies that are used to accomplish related goals and objectives. One of the most common additions to a well-rounded estate plan […] The post Questions to Ask When Choosing a Trustee appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
If you live in the State of Florida, or own a vacation home here, you know how important it is to prepare for hurricane season. The 2018 hurricane season began June 1st and runs through November 30th, with the peak occurring mid-August through late October. To help keep you, your family, and your assets safe […] The post Hurricane Season Tips to Protect You, Your Family, and Your Assets appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
For many people, Medicaid planning is an essential addition to a well thought out estate plan. The need for Medicaid planning stems from the potential need for long-term care and the corresponding high cost of that care. Understanding the need for Medicaid planning, however, is only the beginning of formulating a successful Medicaid planning component. […] The post Medicaid Planning Requires Understanding How Medicaid Recovery Works appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
The estate plan that you create, and add to, over the course of your lifetime is intended to protect you, your assets, and your loved ones as well as ensure that your loved ones are adequately provided for after you are gone. A well thought out and comprehensive estate plan will include a wide range […] The post Port St. Lucie Estate Planning Attorneys Explain a Letter of Instruction appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
You already understand the need to have a comprehensive estate plan in place. Likewise, you understand the need for a well thought out retirement plan. Are you aware, however, of the importance of integrating your retirement plan into your estate plan? While the two plans may succeed separately, there is little doubt that they will [ ] The post Vero Beach Estate Planning Attorneys Explain the Need to Include Retirement Planning in Your Estate Plan appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
The death of comedian and actor Richard Pryor over a decade ago caused a bitter feud to erupt between Pryor’s widow and some of his children from previous relationships. That feud took the widow and children through probate court and even up to the Appeals court – and the discord continues to this day. What [ ] The post What We Can Learn from Richard Pryor’s Bitter Estate Feud appeared first on Kulas Law Group.