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Top 10 Trust and Will Myths: Episode 5 What assets does a Will control?

What assets pass under your Will?  You may be surprised to learn that very few assets pass by a Will these days.  Watch the video to learn what assets pass under your Will.

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Due process

Top 10 Trust and Will Myths: Episode 4 Due Process

Why are lawsuits so time consuming and complicated?  Can't we just tell the Judge what the truth of the matter is, or just write the judge a letter? Well no, no you can't.  That's because of our Constitutional right to due process of law.  Due process is a fancy term that means everyone must be given an equal chance to ...

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Who OverseesYour Trustee

Top 10 Trust and Will Myths: Episode 3–It’s the LAW!

Many people operate under the mistaken assumption that the law is black and white.  That is to say, the law is enforced as it is written...period.  But the law is not so black and white after all. In fact, most of the time there is plenty of grey area in the law.  This happens for two primary reasons: (1) many ...

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Who OverseesYour Trustee

Who Will Oversee My Trustee? The answer may surprise you…

So who is in charge of overseeing your Trustee if that person chooses to violate the law and breach his or her fiduciary duties?  Surely there is some governmental agency that will step in and hold that bad Trustee accountable...isn't there? The truth is that there is no governmental authority that oversees that acts of individual Trustees.  There is some oversight ...

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Where's my trust?

Top 10 Myths of Trusts and Wills: Episode 1 — Are Trusts Public Documents?

This post is the first in a series of ten posts that will discuss the top 10 myths and misconceptions of trusts and wills.  There's a lot to learn, so let's get started on this first installment: Is a Trust a public document? Many times people would like to see a copy of their parents’ trust, especially after a death ...

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