Is probate bad?

Is Probate Bad? Always?

Everyone knows that it’s important to arrange your estate to avoid probate. Is everyone (always) right? In other words: is probate bad? In every circumstance? Join us for our weekly “Elder Law Issues” podcast episode while we discuss the bad things about probate. Spoiler alert: we’re not going to tell you that it’s a good thing…

Taxes and trusts explained

Taxes and Trusts Explained

Do you wish you could get the relationship between taxes and trusts explained? We’re here to help. There are a number situations in which taxation of trusts can be confusing: You set up a revocable living trust. Do you have to file a tax return? Your trust became irrevocable — perhaps because of the death…