Estate Laws

  1. Estate Planning for a Surviving Spouse

    Estate planning for surviving spouses can be difficult for a number of reasons, so ...
  2. 3 Secrets You Didn't Know About Estate Planning

    Every advisor and saver needs to know these three estate planning secrets.
  3. Why Advisors Should Sidle Up to Estate Attorneys

    Financial advisors who building relationships with estate attorneys can better help ...
  4. Estate Planning and Elderly and Passed Clients

    By keeping up with new estate tax rules, financial advisors can help elderly clients ...
  5. Top Tips for Family Wealth Transfers

    Essential tips for tackling family wealth transfers.
  6. How Advisors Can Protect Inherited IRAs

    A new Supreme Court ruling has some financial advisors rushing to set up trusts to ...
  1. In-Depth Guide To Estate Planning

    The process of planning your estate takes careful consideration. Skip any of these ...
  2. Estate Planning Basics

    Deciding what will happen to your assets when you pass away is a must - no matter ...
  1. When is litigation better than mediation in a high net worth divorce case?

    Learn the variables in a divorce case that most often determine whether mediation or litigation is a better path for the ...
  2. What does U.S. law say about contingent beneficiaries?

    Learn about regulations the United States has on the naming of contingent beneficiaries, the types of contingencies that ...
  3. What kinds of assets can be included in a revocable trust?

    Understand what types of assets can be included in a revocable trust, and why some asset types are excluded from this estate ...
  4. Can trust funds be activated before the grantor intended?

    Trust law gives the grantor specific rights over the release of assets and therefore it is not possible to change the stipulations ...
  1. Estate Planning: 16 Things To Do Before You Die

    Find out what you need to prepare to avoid serious estate planning mistakes.
  2. Top 8 Estate Planning Mistakes

    Proper planning will help ensure that your wishes are honored and your heirs are ...
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