How to make sure you family is protected when you die

How to make sure you family is protected when you die

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Estate Planning Is The Key To Your Questions

The reason for an estate plan is to guarantee that your resources are appropriated to your recipients per desires after leaving this world. Tragically, while building up a will or any kind of trust, many individuals don’t factor in specific issues that could prompt their resources going to people not as you thought it would.

The key is to have a thoroughly examined estate plan and to go through it on a yearly premise to ensure the manner in which you need your resources appropriated to your recipients hasn’t changed. Many people need to give their resources for their enduring spouse or children. In any case, regardless of whether those are your desires, there are conditions that can emerge where relatives aren’t generally in concurrence with your longings.

Alternately, not adding specific specifications in your estate plan in regards to who gets or not get part or all of your home which could prompt fights in court between your family, government expenses and business related beneficiaries after your passing.

You should simply check out some celebrities who had family members or exes that tested a will or trust and suing to get resources for the effect of helpless estate arranging.

Dirty Dancing’s lead actor, Patrick Swayze’s had his whole Will contested and still goes on today between Ex-wife Lisa with his own children. Family’s are fighting over the Michael Jackson’s household that’s worth billions. Mickey Rooney also had an estate plan to protect not only his assets but also from elder abuse he got from his own children. The secured protection was provided by his attorney who was also his truster and the person who designated his Medicaid services.

Comes to show that celebrities are human to and face issues we get today. Something like this is a natural occurrence because once fees and debts start coming, then money is needed unless it’s up for grabs as well so it’s important to send your funds to those who need it with the help of an estate lawyer.


  1.  What do estate planning attorneys do?

Estate Planning Attorneys guide you to perfect your Will once you have it drafted. They’ll give you top legal security towards all your legal finances like 401K and retirement with a Trust fund which you can leave with your attorney or someone within the family. An estate planning attorney can also provide health care in the future when you need it. There will also be suggestions provided to make sure the probate process is within your value range. With all this legal help, you’re guaranteed a successful plan

2. How much does a will cost in NY?

A usual Will can cost you about $1200 but with an estate plan package, it’ll be around the same price range or even less with a good estate lawyer. Then that can be much cheaper up too $300 to $1000 depending on your situation.

3. Irrevocable Trust vs Living Trust, what’s the difference?

An irrevocable trust is a trust that you cannot modify. This is a Trust that is guaranteed of the choices you’ve written down across your estate plan. It’s also official that the person written down as your truster is your rational choice that can’t be changed. A Living Trust is a trust that you can make while you’re alive and still be able to manage your assets while having a back up representative in case something hazardous does happen.

4. What are probate fees?

After the probate process, the price varies depending on which city or state you’re from. There’s hourly wages from either $150 an hour to $200.

5. Can I make an estate plan alone?

You are allowed to make your own estate plan but this would have you leave any significant amount of errors if it isn’t viewed by an actual lawyer. So making your own estate plan might be an invalid one if not looked over.

6. What is probate lawyer? 

A probate lawyer works with the decedent’s executor and beneficiaries listed on your Will to help those who need your finances. This can be avoided if you have a trust. A trust is a secure account under your name that legally requires you to hold all your money and a representative that has been written down ahead of time. Whoever it may be, it’s already been planned that this person would be managing your assets and estate.

7. How do you change irrevocable trust?

The only way for you to change a irrevocable trust is by contacting all the beneficiaries listed onto saying what needs to be modified with a good reason.

8. What is a Totten Trust Form?

This is a trust form that allows you to avoid probate due to already assigning a beneficiary after your name.

DISCLAIMER: The information provided in this blog is for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. The content of this blog may not reflect the most current legal developments. No attorney-client relationship is formed by reading this blog or contacting Morgan Legal Group.

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