How to Choose a Successor Trustee

How to Choose a Successor Trustee

Every family has a unique set of needs when passing on their legacy, and choosing the right successor trustee is an important part of your legal plan.

Your Rights as a Trust Beneficiary

Your Rights as a Trust Beneficiary

A comprehensive trust will have a system of checks and balances in place to ensure beneficiaries are protected and not overridden by the powers of the trustee. The following are 6 common rights given to beneficiaries.

Common Questions and Misconceptions About Probate

Common Questions and Misconceptions About Probate

Poor legal advice and subsequent poor estate planning can cost you and your family thousands of dollars to rectify. Here are the worst offenders and what you need to know.

What to Do When You Have Been Named Executor

What to Do When You Have Been Named Executor

People commonly say they are the “executor” of the estate, but what does that really mean? The first step is to determine what your actual role is, and the best place to look is in the legal documents.