We strive to make the process of estate planning and estate administration as simple and straightforward as possible. At American Wills and Estates we speak to our clients in plain English, and we are sensitive to the fact that many of our clients are still grieving the loss of a loved one. Our number one goal is to put our clients at ease and to reassure them with competency and compassion in their times of need.
One problem that I've seen over and over again in my last 25 years of practicing estate planning law, is the unfunded or underfunded Revocable Living Trust. What do I mean by this? Well, time and again I've met with a client who comes into my office with their late parent's fancy and impressive looking living trust documents only to find out that there were little or no... Read More
IS YOUR REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST ACTUALLY GOING TO AVOID PROBATE?
So you’ve gone to the time and expense of creating a Revocable Living Trust. The real question now is whether or not your fancy new trust is actually going to effectively avoid probate for your family after your death. Probate is the formal court process that is necessitated when you die with assets... Read More