Estate Planning Areas
Advances in medical care and technology now make it possible for a person to stay alive by artificial means for much longer he or she would have in the past. In some cases, a person may be kept alive by the use of a ventilator, artificial hydration and nutrition and other similar procedures. A person may be kept alive
There are many advantages to having a Trust rather than simply having a Will. One major advantage is that a Trust may make it possible to avoid probate. The Trust is created and your assets are placed in the Trust through funding. With a typical grantor Trust, you can continue to use these assets during your lifetime.
A Last Will and Testament (“Will”) is a written legal document that specifies your wishes for how you want your estate to be handled when you die. Among other things, a Will commonly indicates how your property and assets will be distributed, who you want to administer your estate, who you want to be