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Choosing a Trustee

December 20, 2022

How to Choose a Trustee

Selecting your trustee is one of the most important responsibilities you will have as you set up a trust. However, while you […]

Estate planning mistakes

December 20, 2022

Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Estate Planning can be a complicated process. One of the biggest mistakes people make is attempting to go at it alone. If […]

Trust Protector

December 20, 2022

What is a Trust Protector? 

As you are forming your Trusts and planning the details of your estate, one of the most important details you may be […]

Living Will

December 20, 2022

The Difference Between a Will And a Living Will

As you work through your estate plans, crafting your will and living will could prove to be more confusing than you thought. […]

A Durable financial power of attorney

December 20, 2022

What is a Durable Power of Attorney?

As you prepare to plan your estate, one of the top elements include assigning your Durable Power of Attorney. However, understanding the […]

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December 13, 2022

Qualified Spousal Trusts in Missouri

In Missouri, a married couple’s trust (meeting specific criteria) can provide unique asset protection characteristics. What Is A “Qualified Spousal Trust” (QST)? […]

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December 6, 2022

How do I update my existing estate plan?

Estate plans should be reviewed roughly every five years and updated as circumstances warrant. Consult an Estate Planning Attorney.

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November 16, 2022

What happens if I don’t have a Successor Trustee?

If a Trust does not have any living Successor Trustees, very likely a professional fiduciary would be appointed by the court. However, […]

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October 27, 2022

Wills vs. Trusts

Take a look at two crucial Estate Planning documents. Learn more about the differences between wills and trusts and which might be more appropriate for your goals.

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October 24, 2022

How does signing a deed work?

Choosing the correct form of a deed and correctly drafting it is of utmost importance when transferring real estate in Missouri.

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October 20, 2022

A Walkthrough of Estate Planning

What happens when you decide to get a Will, Trust, or other Estate Planning performed?

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October 12, 2022

What happens to a Joint Trust when one spouse dies?

For Joint Revocable Living Trusts formed by married couples, minimal changes occur (regarding the Trust) upon the death of the first spouse. […]

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October 7, 2022

Property Subject to Probate in Missouri

Want to avoid probate? The answer should be yes! Here’s a summary of what property is subject to probate administration under Missouri […]

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October 7, 2022

How do I move personal property into my Trust?

Personal Property and assets that do not have a formal title of ownership transfer to one’s Trust by signing an “Assignment of […]

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September 28, 2022

Why should I move my house into a Trust?

If you have a Revocable Living Trust, transferring real estate you own into the Trust can have many advantages. When clients have […]

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