Dad’s Will and Trust at Odds?

A will and a trust are separate legal documents that typically share a common goal of facilitating a unified estate plan. While these two items ideally work in tandem, since they are separate documents, they sometimes run in conflict with one another–either accidentally or intentionally.

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Why Is a Power of Attorney Important?

Taking over a loved one’s affairs is not easy. However, what can make the task less daunting, is to make sure you get off on the right foot by obtaining the necessary legal documents and other information which will make your job much easier.

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Can I Place My IRA in a Trust?

You cannot put your individual retirement account (IRA) in a trust, while you are living. You can, however, name a trust as the beneficiary of your IRA and dictate how the assets are to be handled after your death.

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Why Did Actor Luke Perry Succeed with Estate Planning?

Luke Perry’s passing on March 4, 2019 was a sad moment for many, since his iconic role on Beverly Hills 90210 is forever etched in pop culture. However, in the eight months since his passing, it has become clear that unlike most celebrity estates, Luke Perry was financially savvy.

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