Being Executor is not a privilege

One of the choices that has to be made when completing estate planning is naming an executor. An executor is the person who will be in charge of ensuring that the directives of the will are carried out, bills of the estate are paid, and that the property of the estate...

Leaving Money to Your Children But Not to Your Son-in Law

When considering estate planning, most often children are the primary beneficiaries of the estate. Estates are often evenly split between all adult children. Often for the person making the will, the testator, this distribution seems like the perfect way to distribute...

Putting Trust Back in Trustee

Often in estate planning or when qualifying someone for Medicaid or VA Pension benefits, it is necessary to form a trust.  A trust is an agreement, usually between two people, where money is given with a set of instruction on how to manage the money.  The trustee is...