Trusts

Wills, Trusts, And Probate

Wills and trusts can both be used to direct where and to whom your property passes once you have passed on.

Trusts

Trusts can also be used to allow someone else to manage your property during your lifetime if you wish to have someone else do this, or if you become incompetent.

Substitute Decision Makers

Health Care Documents, Finances and Business, Guardianships and Conservatorships


There are a variety of situations in which other people may make decisions for you.

Health Care Documents

It can be very important to have a valid Advance Directive for Health Care in place, so that if you are unable to direct your own health care, the person you want to make health care choices for you will be able to direct doctors and hospitals, and will be able to have access to your health care information.

Elder Law

Elder Law includes a wide range of subjects, including matters relating to Medicaid, including asset protection, Medicaid spend down, look back periods, avoiding or dealing with disqualification for Medicaid, and planning for a situation where one spouse needs to enter long term care, but the other may be able to remain in the home.

Probate Basics

Monday, April 10, 2017

    Probate is the process by which a Will is given effect, and the assets of a person who has died are distributed to his or her heirs and beneficiaries.

    A probate will take a minimum of four months, and usually will take at least five months.