Types of Trusts. Defining a Trust is just the beginning. There are many varieties and types of Trusts. These are some of the most common types of Trust: Testamentary Trust. A Testamentary Trust does not come into existence until the Grantor dies. Typically a Testamentary Trust is created by the Grantor’s […]
To tell or not to tell your children, are they ready? What should you tell your children about your estate? How much do you tell them about your personal or business finances? How much do they need to know? How much of it is simply none-of-their-business? These are questions we […]
The Prince is Dead. Long live . . . ? Prince is dead. He died on April 21, 2016, at age 57. He had no children and no Will. Musically, Prince was a genius. Whether or not you enjoy his art, he was brilliant. A steady stream of creative energy and amazing […]
When estate planning is done in such a vacuum, even if your assets set up to take care of your family over time, the result will be devoid of the heart and history that went into the construction of it. Much like the legendary Library at Alexandria which housed countless volumes of priceless information, your life has been built with the hard-earned lessons and experiences that have been instrumental in making you who you are. When your descendants know where they come from and the kind of strength that lies behind them, they are empowered to move forward in the same spirit that brought them to this point.