The Basics of Wills and Probate

Nearly everyone should have a will to assure their property is distributed as they wish after they die. A will may also control the way in which heirs receive their bequests to take advantage of substantial tax savings. Proper estate planning may result in a will that can save thousands of dollars in federal estate taxes. Wills should be prepared and reviewed from time to time by an attorney to take into account changes in law as they occur.

Understanding Pet Trusts

With a pet trust, you can leave money to be used for the care of your dog or other animal. You put someone in charge of managing and spending it, following a written set of instructions that you provide...