Trusts for children

Most Common Types of Trusts for Children

Posted Posted in Asset Protection Trust, Divorce, Dynasty Trust, Estate Planning, Trust Planning, Trustee, Trusts

When clients meet with an estate planning attorney, one of the biggest concerns that people have is that they do not want their children to receive too much money too early. Accordingly, they want to set up a trust for their children.  This is true even if the children do not have special needs or […]

Helpful Estate Planning Hints for Divorce Attorneys

Helpful Estate Planning Hints for Divorce Attorneys

Posted Posted in Civil Union, Divorce, Elective Share, Estate Planning, Gift Tax, Life Insurance, Transfer Incident to Divorce

A. Have your client do pre-divorce estate planning (especially if the split is partially the result of financial matters) Most clients are not aware that if they die during the pendency of their divorce that their soon to be ex may still inherit everything. This can be particularly important if it is likely that the […]