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Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Trust

February 6, 2024

Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Trust

Estate planning can be like a puzzle. You know the ultimate picture you’re trying to create, but you might not know how […]

Heir vs. Beneficiary

February 5, 2024

What’s The Difference Between an Heir and a Beneficiary?

Do you need help planning your estate in the St. Louis area? The Law Office of David S. Schleiffarth, LLC can help you understand […]

Estate Planning

January 30, 2024

Why Do You Need Estate Planning?

Many people view estate planning as a task for the later stages of life without realizing that life can be quite unpredictable. […]

Estate planning documents

September 4, 2023

What Documents Are Needed for Estate Planning?

As leading estate planning lawyers in St. Louis, we’ve helped countless clients secure their legacies and protect their financial futures. If you […]

The importance of asset protection

July 1, 2023

The Importance of Asset Protection in Missouri

As leading estate planning lawyers in Missouri, we’ve helped countless individuals, families and business owners protect their financial futures. Ready to secure […]

Grantor Retained Annuity Trust

April 26, 2023

What Is a Grantor Retained Annuity Trust, or GRAT, in Missouri?

As a premier estate planning law firm, we’ve helped countless clients in St. Louis and beyond explore strategies for keeping more of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]


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, […]

wills document

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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