Do you need a legal power of attorney?

You may have heard, while doing your estate planning, that you can use a medical power of attorney. This document appoints an agent to help make medical decisions if you are incapacitated and cannot do so on your own. In the same way, you can use a legal power of...

What is an incentive trust?

When doing your estate planning, trusts offer a lot of control over exactly what happens to your money. Some people use spendthrift trusts to protect heirs from their own spending habits, for instance. Others use educational trusts to pay for college tuition. Today,...

A living will versus a power of attorney

When doing your estate planning, you likely want to consider both a living will and a power of attorney. Both can control decisions about your medical care in the future and give your family the guidance they need. A big part of estate planning, along with accounting...

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