Monday, January 12, 2015

Experts Advise: Estate Planning Saves Family Time and Money

Estate planning attorneys like me have written thousands of articles about why you should plan your estate. There are many reasons to complete your estate plan with a qualified estate planning attorney.



In this article, the authors discuss reasons you may appreciate, saving your family gobs of money and time if something were to happen to you!

Experts advise that estate planning can save time, money for heirs - Your Houston News: News:

Let me know your thoughts and whether the reasons discussed by the authors are important to you. If not, what reasons were important to you for completing your estate plan.

Join our conversation and please comment or send us an email. Thank you.

Bernie Greenberg



Monday, January 5, 2015

Estate Planning Should be on Your New Year's Resolution List

It's that time of year again, time to usher in the new year and think about your list. Yes, that list of things you are finally going to accomplish this year. Creating our list of resolutions is always interesting and can be fun. But the real benefit is actually accomplishing those resolutions.



According this article from the Beloit Daily News, one of those resolutions should be to finally get your estate plan done. Estate planning should be among NYE resolutions - Beloit Daily News: Illinois News:



If you don't have a will, or your will or estate plan is more than two year's old, it's time to add this one to that list of New Year's resolutions and follow the advice of the article and just get it done.

Let me know if you have questions about how to start or complete your estate planning and enjoy 2015!

Bernie Greenberg


Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Trusts and Title Insurance: What You Need to Know



People who create revocable trusts often place real estate owned into the trust. However, if you are not aware of how this may impact existing title insurance, you can create title havoc.

This article, named after an interesting case, describes some of these issues.

Dead Man “Kwoking”: Estate Planning Property Transfers Can Trigger Title Insurance Nightmares http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/dead-man-kwoking-estate-planning-prop-83011/

After you read this article, let us know if you have questions. Remember, before you deed property to your trust, ask if there any issues that you should address first.

Bernie Greenberg