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.
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.
Almost everyone acknowledges the need to have an estate plan in place; yet, over half of all Americans do not have one. One reason people frequently give for not having an estate plan is that the entire concept of estate planning is confusing. Where should you start? When should you start? What should be included [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Estate Planning Attorneys Discuss Top 5 Components appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
The population of older Americans (age 65 and older) has reached historic highs in recent years as the Baby Boomer generation enters their retirement years. Moreover, experts tell us that the increase in the older population will continue in the years to come. Sadly, with the increase in the number of seniors has come a [ ] The post Elder Law Attorneys Offer Tips to Prevent Elder Abuse appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Understandably, most people prefer not to dwell on their own mortality. The idea of sitting down and planning your own funeral and burial may not sound very attractive; yet, there are several reasons why you may wish to do just that. Adding a funeral and burial component to your overall estate plan relieves your loved [ ] The post Living Trust Attorneys Explain How a Trust Can Be Used in Funeral Planning appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
If you are like most people, estate planning often feels like trying to complete a giant puzzle, except the pieces keep changing. The most recent of those puzzle pieces to change is how the lifetime exemption is used when calculating your estate’s federal gift and estate tax obligation. The good news is that the recent [ ] The post Estate Planning Attorneys Explain Gift and Estate Taxes appeared first on Kulas Law Group.