Death’s inevitability is often something we try not to think about. It will eventually come to pass, though. The sooner we accept that the sooner we can prepare ourselves for that eventuality. A big part of this preparation is actually planning your estate. This crucial step would greatly benefit from the advice of an executor attorney. Read on to discover why.
Good advice and contacts: Usually a Lawyer can provide you complete advice in wills and trusts.Were you to do it yourself, you will have to spend a lot of time familiarising yourself with all the intricacies. There are several changes in the Law. A good Lawyer also has good contacts with Trust companies, Brokerage houses and other Professionals. The Elderly care market is a growing market with several options.
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Finally, be sure to find a legal expert who has experience with estates like yours. Find out from other people who they used to settle their issues with estates. Just because a legal professional has dealt with one type of asset does not mean that he or she can handle a different type. The initial meeting should help you find out how much experience the estate trusts and wills in question has with assets like yours.
Set up a Special Needs Trust. Any funds left for a disabled child, whether from an estate or the proceeds of a life insurance policy, should be held in trust for his or her benefit. Leaving money for anyone with a disability jeopardizes public benefits. Many people with disabilities cannot manage funds, especially large amounts. Some families disinherit disabled children, relying on their siblings to care for them. This approach is fraught with potential problems. Siblings can be sued, get divorced, disagree on their responsibilities, or use the funds for their own benefit. It can also cause tax problems for siblings. The best approach is setting up a trust fund set aside for the disabled child, known as a Special Needs Trust.
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