What are Pet Trusts and How they Protect Your Pets

About Pets Trusts: What They Are and How they Protect Your Pets

Did you know that estate planning can protect a lot more than your human family? Your four-legged furry family members can also be covered and cared for specifically by your estate. Many people have specific plans and wishes for their pets after they pass away, from making sure they get adequate veterinary care, to ensuring …

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You’ve Been Named Personal Representative of a Will — Now What?

You’ve Been Named Personal Representative of a Will — Now What? Being named the Personal Representative of a loved one’s estate can be a great honor. After all, it means that they trust you with their final wishes. They think you honest, responsible and trustworthy enough to see to their final affairs. However, it can …

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can medicare seize a trust

Can Medicare Seize a Trust?

The idea of placing a loved one in nursing care is an uncomfortable one for many people, for good reason. First, you’re trusting strangers — medically-qualified healthcare professionals but still strangers — with the day-to-day and long-term care of your beloved mother, father or elderly relative. Second, there are horror stories about nursing homes, like …

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The Pros and Cons of using a Trust

The Pros and Cons of Using a Trust to Protect Your Assets

Estate planning is a stressful thing. Nobody likes to consider their own mortality, and making end-of-life plans puts it in square focus. However, it’s important for everyone to arrange these plans so that your descendants and assets are cared for, even ensuring that your affairs are kept in order should you become unable to make …

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