If you plan to pass down assets to your children, either during the course of your lifetime or after your death, you need to recognize the potential threat to those assets in doing so. More specifically, it is important for you to understand the threat your in-laws could pose to the assets you spend a [ ] The post Vero Beach Estate Planning Lawyers Discuss the In-Law Threat appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
By its very nature, estate planning requires you to contemplate possibilities and eventualities that you probably prefer not to dwell on. At the heart of most estate plans, after all, is a plan for the distribution of estate assets after the death of the plan’s creator. If you are married, one of your [ ] The post Estate Planning Lawyers Explain How to Protect Your Estate in Case Your Surviving Spouse Remarries appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
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.
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.
When you think about important decisions you will need to make when creating your estate plan, you likely focus on decisions related to the distribution of your estate assets. While there is no doubt that deciding who will receive your assets, and how much each beneficiary will receive are important decisions, there are other equally [ ] The post Vero Beach Estate Planning Lawyers Help You Choose Your Fiduciaries appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Estate planning is something that everyone needs to engage in, yet most people know very little about. This goes a long way in explaining why over half of all Americans do not have an estate plan in place despite acknowledging that they are aware of the need to have one. Although basic estate planning concepts [ ] The post How Do Estate Planning Lawyers Decide What Components Go Into a Plan? appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
If you are faced with the prospect of putting a parent, or other elderly loved one, in a nursing home, you are probably concerned about the care the facility will provide. Sadly, with nursing home abuse and neglect occurring far too often in the United States, your concerns are justified. Taking the time to do [ ] The post Vero Beach Nursing Home Lawyers Discuss Signs of Abuse appeared first on Kulas Law Group.