What Is Asset Protection?

Asset protection as it relates to estate planning is the means by which a person ensures that assets are kept safe for distribution to, and use by, beneficiaries after his death. There are many strategies for protecting assets, some of which are more effective than others. Much depends, as well, … [Read more...]

How to Revoke a Durable Power of Attorney

The durable power of attorney is one of the most useful and important documents in planning your estate. As such, it is important that you execute the instrument wisely, considering what circumstances you would want the powers to be invoked and who your agent should be. At times it becomes necessary … [Read more...]

Express Trusts

An express trust is one that is set up by the settlor intentionally and which becomes distributable to beneficiaries either during the settlor’s lifetime or after death. Such trusts can be useful in helping heirs who currently are not able to care for themselves, or can be distributed after death in … [Read more...]