trust Posts by The KC Estate Planner, LLC

The Pros and Cons of Setting Up a Trust

The two primary estate planning documents used to transfer your property after you pass away are the Will and the Trust.  A will transfers property to beneficiaries after the will is presented to a probate court, and wills typically make outright distributions of property to your beneficiaries.  A trust transfers property to your beneficiaries without […]

Will a Trust Help to Strengthen Your Estate Plan?

Have you started thinking about building your estate plan?  If so, you might feel a bit overwhelmed. Preparing an effective estate plan involves a comprehensive analysis of your family and financial situation.  You will also be introduced to a host of legal terms you might not be familiar with, such as “trust,” “power of attorney,” […]

The Top 4 Reasons You May Need a Trust

Do you really need a trust? This is a question that many people struggle with. While there are several reasons why you could have a trust, but if you really need one is dependent on your specific situation.