A trust is a fiduciary arrangement that allows a third party, or trustee, to hold
assets ... A trust is traditionally used for minimizing estate taxes and can offer
May 29, 2015 ... With a credit-shelter trust (also called a bypass or family trust), you write a will
bequeathing an amount to the trust up to the estate-tax exemption ...
Everything you need to know about estate planning. Create a will, living trust,
power of attorney, or living will, and learn how to avoid probate and estate tax or
Oct 22, 2014 ... For your estate plan to remain valuable to you and your heirs, avoid common
mistakes, from "setting and forgetting" to picking the wrong ...
Wills and living trusts can both be effective estate planning documents that
enable you to direct the transfer of your assets after your death. But how do you
To give you a better idea of what estate planning entails, this section provides
detailed information on wills, trusts, health care directives, probate, and estate ...
Since many individuals neither set up trusts nor execute wills, state intestate
succession laws are an important complement to trust and estate law.
The property transferred to a Trust becomes the Trust Estate. A Trust Estate
consists of all of the property, rights and obligations that are transferred to the
This free program informs the non-lawyer public how to start estate planning (
wills, powers of attorney and trusts) by providing a set of practical first steps.
Learn about the most common types of estate planning documents, how to create
them, and what happens after someone passes.