Creating a comprehensive estate plan typically involves choosing a variety of different, yet inter-related, estate planning tools that help achieve the various estate planning goals. One of the most common of those tools is a trust. Though once used almost exclusively by wealthy families to pass down the family fortune without incurring a transfer tax, [ ] The post Can Trust Lawyers Act as My Trustee? appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
As the elderly population in the United States continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, the need for caregivers for the elderly has also experienced a corresponding increase. Oftentimes, family members or close friends offer to provide care to an elderly individual without expecting payment for that care. If you are one of those caregivers, [ ] The post Elder Law Attorneys Offers Tips for Caregivers appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Although a Last Will and Testament remains the most common estate planning document, trust agreements have gained in popularity to the point where they are a close second. When a trust works as planned it can help to accomplish a wide range of estate planning goals. For that to occur, the Trustee must administer the [ ] The post Vero Beach Trust Administration Lawyer Explains How to Remove a Trustee appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Conventional estate planning addresses a wide variety of assets, including real and personal property as well as tangible and intangible assets. In today’s electronic age, however, there is yet another type of asset that needs to be included in your estate plan – digital assets. In fact, digital assets may make up a significant percentage [ ] The post Vero Beach Estate Planning Lawyers Discuss Your Digital Assets appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Trusts are incredibly useful tools. But, like other useful tools, they do not fit every circumstance and they must be used properly. Learn more about two common mistakes and how they may be avoided. The post Basics of Estate Planning: Two Common Mistakes with Trusts appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Clients often want a simple plan that maximizes their goals. This article looks at a simple way to make gifts to charity more valuable to the donor and the charity. The post Basics of Estate Planning: Getting the Most out of Charitable Gifts appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
In the United States, people can participate in making and changing the law. This article is a story of one woman who did just that. The post Law in the U.S. can be Participatory appeared first on Kulas Law Group.